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Article ID: 701602

Perioperative Surgical Home successful in improving care for both elderly and children

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

A patient-centered, team-based model of care that navigates patients through the entire surgical experience is successful in improving quality of care and outcomes in elderly patients being treated for fractures and children undergoing heart surgery, suggest two new studies being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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Article ID: 702050

Researchers look beyond BMI to predict obesity-related disease risk

Scripps Research Institute

Predictors of future diabetes and cardiovascular disease for a person with obesity can be found among their body's metabolites.

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11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702035

$1M Women’s Health Research Prize Goes Toward Studying Role of Placenta in Congenital Heart Defects

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

The inaugural Magee Prize was awarded to Pitt's Dr. Yaacov Barak to research in how placental defects may lead to congenital heart defects.

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11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701792

Day of Discharge Does Not Influence Heart Surgery Patient Readmissions

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Despite a common belief that weekend and holiday discharge after major heart surgery may impact hospital readmissions, research published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery showed that day of discharge does not affect readmissions.

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Article ID: 701806

WVU researcher delves into cardiovascular effects of vaping

West Virginia University

Vaping has surpassed all other forms of tobacco use in middle- and high-schoolers. New research led by Mark Olfert, an associate professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine, suggests if teenagers continue to vape into adulthood, the cardiovascular effects may, by some measures, be as dire as if they’d smoked cigarettes.

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8-Oct-2018 9:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 701848

Recovering From a Heart Attack? Hold the Antibiotics

University of Wisconsin-Madison

An international team of researchers has shown in mice that a healthy gut microbiome is important for recovery after a heart attack.

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Article ID: 701783

Infective Endocarditis Increases Tenfold in North Carolina

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

A side effect of opioid use is an infection of the heart valves called drug-associated infective endocarditis. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found a tenfold increase in the number of hospitalizations and surgeries for endocarditis in the past decade.

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