cardiac surgery

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cardiac surgery

Surgery on the heart and/or the proximal great vessels.
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CARDISENSE is a niche in this market and can be used in all cardiac surgical procedures for perioperative diagnosis and monitoring, becoming a new gold standard .
11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute has been given the highest possible ranking by The Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) for the best outcomes of three cardiac surgical procedures performed at the Redwood City hospital.
Intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography has become established over the last 20 years as an important tool for monitoring during cardiac surgical procedures.
Cerebral embolism is considered a major cause of brain injury during cardiac surgical procedures.
He has performed more than 20,000 cardiac surgical procedures, filed 18 patents for medical devices and trained more than 214 cardiac surgeons from 38 countries.
Since January 1992, we have performed cardiac surgical procedures utilizing total cardiopulmonary bypass on 57 adult patients with preoperative serum creatinine values [greater than or equal to]2.
Although cardiac surgeons understand the benefit of closing the pericardium to avoid injury of the heart when they are required to perform second operations, which currently represents one in five cardiac surgical procedures, many surgeons are hesitant to close the pericardium for fear that immediate postoperative cardiac bleeding might compress the heart (cardiac tamponade).
During the term of the agreement shall be made and performed cardiac surgical procedures in the form, conditions and terms set forth in these bidding rules
REPEL-GYN is similar to REPEL-CV Adhesion Barrier which is currently marketed internationally for use in all cardiac surgical procedures and in pediatric cardiac surgery in the United States.
Robotically-assisted minimally invasive cardiac surgical procedures through small incisions can reduce the potential for some of the drawbacks of traditional heart surgery, such as pain and scarring that typically results from opening the chest.
The symposium will be chaired by Professor Stephen Westaby of the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, United Kingdom and will include presentations by principal investigators who participated in US and European clinical trials for REPEL-CV(R) Adhesion Barrier, the company's novel bioresorbable film intended to reduce the formation of adhesions (scar tissue) in cardiac surgical procedures.
The FDA has cleared the AtriCure Isolator(R) bipolar ablation system for the ablation, or destruction, of soft tissues in general and cardiac surgical procedures but has not yet cleared or approved the system for the treatment of AF.