Study finds some complications, but no significant difference in risk of death.
Cardiovascular: Treatment & Surgery
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?
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.