Category Archives: Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery – Wikipedia

Posted: April 24, 2018 at 1:45 am

Cardiac surgery, or cardiovascular surgery, is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. It is often used to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, with coronary artery bypass grafting); to correct congenital heart disease; or to treat valvular heart disease from various causes, including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease, and atherosclerosis. Continue reading

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Pediatric Cardiac Surgery | CHKD | Norfolk, VA

Posted: April 16, 2018 at 5:42 pm

The pediatric cardiac surgery team at CHKD’s Heart Centerprovides expert, patient-centered care in collaboration with our cardiologists,neonatologists and pediatric intensivists. Family members and referring physicians are also essential members ofour care teams. CHKD’s cardiac surgery program is part of a regional collaborative between CHKD and the University of Virginia Continue reading

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Guidelines for Standards in Cardiac Surgery

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The following statement is an updated version of guidelines that were first published by the American College of Surgeons in 1991. The revised statement was developed by the Advisory Council for Cardiothoracic Surgery and approved by the College’s Board of Regents in October 1996. Continue reading

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Home – MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute

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Capabilities, Performance and Outcomes Booklet Released MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute is pleased to release a special edition of Cardiovascular Physician, featuring our 2016 Capabilities, Performance and Outcomes booklet. “In a Heartbeat” features articles on Cardiac Surgery, Structural Heart, Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Vascular Surgery Continue reading

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