White adults were twice as likely as Black adults to receive mechanical heart pumps or heart transplants, according to study.
Cardiovascular: Treatment & Surgery
The study finds nearly 96% of patients deemed eligible for surgery survive in the first 48 hours.
Heart attacks mean energy deprivation. Could a fatty acid found in energy drinks, then, help recovery?
Researchers look at whether the type of surgical shunt used in newborns with complex heart disease makes a difference by the time they’re adolescents.
Study finds some complications, but no significant difference in risk of death.
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?