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My Dad Is Having Emergency Quintuple Heart Bypass Surgery Next Week by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 10:53pm Hey everybody! Yes, Christine and I are still in Florida having a GREAT visit with my brother Kevin, sister Beverly and our mom this week on our vacation. We've had a good time together so far spending quality fun time with each other (mostly playing Texas Hold 'Em and we're planning going out for karaoke on Friday night) and I'm so glad ... Read on »
My Dad Is Having Emergency Quintuple Heart Bypass Surgery Next Week by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:00am Hey everybody! Yes, Christine and I are still in Florida having a GREAT visit with my brother Kevin, sister Beverly and our mom this week on our vacation. We've had a good time together so far spending quality fun time with each other (mostly playing Texas Hold 'Em and we're planning going out for karaoke on Friday night) and I'm so glad we've been ... Read on »
Major heart bypass surgery scheduled by Catherine Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Dr Starnes, cardio surgeon, met Reuben and within minutes, the date, this Thursday was set for major heart bypass surgery. The risks are obvious and moderate and frightening and yet watching Reuben search for a basic necessity such as breath is just too much. All his energy is expended on breathing so he's unable to put on weight and is bac ... Read on »
Can The Robot Do The Heart Bypass Surgery? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:46pm In conventional heart bypass surgery, a patient will have to go through his or her most painful experience because his or her breastbone has to be sawn open. In addition, there will be a long zipper scar on the chest. However, Smith (not his real name), who had a heart bypass in July 2007, does not have the long scar. Instead, ... Read on »
Heart Bypass Surgery or Stents? Depends on Patient by Medline Plus Posted Mon 22 Apr 2013 5:09pm The average person with multiple diseased arteries in the heart does slightly better following coronary artery bypass surgery than after having stents inserted, a new study suggests, but the optimal procedure varies by patient. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angioplasty , Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Read on »
Study Questions Use of Beta Blockers Before Heart Bypass Surgery by Medline Plus Posted Mon 16 Jun 2014 9:00pm But at least one specialist says the finding shouldn't alter current procedures Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation , Blood Pressure Medicines , Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Read on »
Fix you (bypass heart surgery) by Catherine Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm If Dr Vaughn Starnes hands be crafted by God, work on! He works with the grace of a ballerina, his pinkie fingers balancing his hands as they maneouver the remaining fingers into Reuben's heart. By cardiopulminary bypass, Dr Starnes surgically repaired the hypoplastic arch (coartation), closed the ventricular ... Read on »
The demise of personal responsbility and the necessity of reinvention by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 08 Dec 2008 1:52am A few months ago I visited my primary care doctor.  Fortunately (or not) he knows that I’m pursuing a career in health care administration and so I receive the longer than the (less than) standard 10-minute primary care visit.  That extra time is spent discussing health care reform, not my health (still, very valuable, especially since listening ... Read on »
Bypass Surgery Best for Some Heart Failure Patients by HealthFinder Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink It may be better than medication alone, researchers report. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Bypass Surgery, Medications Both Options to be Considered for Heart Failure Patients with Coronary Artery Disease by Medline Plus Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 8:19pm A new study found that coronary artery bypass surgery added to medical therapy for selected chronic heart failure patients offered benefits over medical therapy alone. The combination of the two treatment approaches reduced the combined rate of deaths and heart-related hospital stay ... Read on »