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Cardiology Management

Anaesthesia Has Major Impact on CABG Surgery Risks

2015 05 Mar

For patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, according to researchers, the anaesthesiologist managing the procedure can have a major impact on the risk of adverse outcomes. The study found "substantial variability" in death or major complications across anaesthesiologists, with close to a twofold difference in risk for CABG patients... Read more

Cardiology Management

3D Printing Makes Heart Surgery Safer for Children

2015 01 Feb

Aside from making surgery safer for children with congenital heart disease, 3D printing technology can reduce the duration as well as the number of invasive procedures required — thus minimising healthcare costs. A case in point is when a cardiac surgeon in the US recently used a 3D printed heart as a model to plan a life-saving procedure for his young... Read more