Intraoperative Anemia Tied to Higher CABG Mortality in Women Intraoperative Anemia Tied to Higher CABG Mortality in Women
The increased mortality risk associated with female sex was mediated to a large extent by interoperative anemia, a new study suggested.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 27, 2024 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Feb 02 2024 This Week in Cardiology Feb 02 2024 This Week in Cardiology
FDA approves PFA for AF ablation, flawed comparisons of TEER vs MV surgery and PCI vs CABG, and cardiologists struggling with board exams are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 3, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

CABG Surgeons Link Multi-Arterial Grafts to Patient Longevity
(MedPage Today) -- SAN ANTONIO -- Researchers made a case for superior long-term survival with multi-arterial grafts (MAGs) during multivessel coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery, with some arguing that this should be more widely adopted... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 31, 2024 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The Heart Surgery That Isn ’t as Safe for Older Women
Coronary artery bypass grafting, the most common cardiac procedure in the United States, was studied mostly in men. Women are paying the price. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: Women and Girls Heart Surgery and Surgeons Research Clinical Trials Stents (Medical Devices) Elderly JAMA Surgery (Journal) Source Type: news

What Pigs and Squirrels Can Teach Us About Managing Pain
Over the past several decades, there have been many supporting studies of the health-promoting effects of an optimistic personality. Much research has been done on the connection between a high level of optimism and good health, described well in clinical psychologists Burel R. Goodin and Hailey W. Bulls’ 2014 research paper, appropriately titled, “Optimism and the Experience of Pain: Benefits of Seeing the Glass as Half Full.” The authors state that optimism “is linked to both enhanced physiological recovery and psychosocial adjustment to coronary artery bypass surgery, bone marrow transplant, post...
Source: TIME: Health - December 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dr. David B. Agus Tags: Uncategorized Books freelance Source Type: news

Cardiac Rehab Lowers Risk for Death After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 2, 2023 -- Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is associated with lower two-year mortality following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), according to a study published online June 29 in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Tyler M. Bauer,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Simple Insulin Sensitivity Score Stratifies Post-CABG Risk Simple Insulin Sensitivity Score Stratifies Post-CABG Risk
A simple-to-obtain measure of insulin resistance can stratify cardiac risk in patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery to better guide follow-up care.First Look (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - May 10, 2023 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Pre-CABG Statins a Dud; Peak Home BP; Patch vs Multi-Electrode Rhythm Monitors
(MedPage Today) -- High-dose statin loading before coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery did not pan out as a strategy to prevent major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE), a German randomized trial showed. (European Heart Journal) The... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - April 25, 2023 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Worse Cardiac Outcomes Persist for Women: What's the Problem? Worse Cardiac Outcomes Persist for Women: What's the Problem?
Two new studies have the same old messages -- women are less likely than men to receive guideline-directed care for acute chest pain and are at higher risk for poor outcomes after CABG.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 8, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Women Have Poorer Survival Than Men After Bypass Surgery
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2023 -- Women are more likely than men to die after coronary artery bypass surgery, according to a large new study. Researchers still don’t understand why women have these poorer outcomes.“This should be a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 8, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Women Still at Higher Risk for Adverse Outcomes After CABG
THURSDAY, March 2, 2023 -- Women have a significantly higher risk for adverse outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft surgery, with no significant change in risk from 2011 to 2020, according to a study published online March 1 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Women Still Face Higher Risks for Mortality After CABG
(MedPage Today) -- Women continue to have a higher risk of mortality and morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) compared with men, with no significant improvements seen over the last decade, a retrospective cohort study found.... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 1, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

In Weighing PCI vs CABG for Left Main, Diabetes Matters In Weighing PCI vs CABG for Left Main, Diabetes Matters
In patients with diabetes and left main artery disease, the risks for PCI and CABG are different when either can be used.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Cardiac Troponin Release Following CABG Cardiac Troponin Release Following CABG
This study aimed to elucidate possible mechanisms of cardiac troponin release in patients undergoing CABG. What might be the clinical applicability of cTn in the perioperative setting following CABG?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 14, 2023 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Outcomes Superior With CABG Versus Multivessel PCI
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 -- Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) outcomes are better than multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) outcomes for patients with acute coronary syndrome, according to a study presented at the annual meeting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news