Could the makeup of medical teams help explain why Black patients are more likely than white patients to die after heart surgery in the same hospitals?
Cardiovascular: Treatment & Surgery
Postponing procedures during the pandemic sparked anxiety and fear among patients, with many concerned about dying of their conditions before getting surgery.
A new national policy was created to make determining who receives a heart transplant more fair. But new data shows it changed some practice patterns, too.
A new observational study finds patients in the hospital for COVID-19 have high levels of soluble urokinase receptor (suPAR), an immune-derived pathogenic protein that is strongly predictive of kidney injury.
Changes made to prescriptions during intensive care should be reassessed after discharge, study finds.