Surgeon and researcher Frederick L. Grover, MD, of the University of Colorado, was awarded the 2019 John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award by the Houston Academy of Medicine and Harris County Medical Society.
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Credentialed press representatives are invited to attend The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 55th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, which will include late-breaking scientific research, thought-provoking lectures, cutting-edge technologies, and innovative...
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Patients who undergo coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) do not experience major memory changes—either better or worse—when compared with those who have a much less invasive, catheter-based procedure.
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Credentialed press representatives are invited to attend The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 55th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in San Diego, CA, from January 27 - 29, 2019.
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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.
8-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Experts from the world’s major heart surgery organizations—including The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS), and the...
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Patients who undergo coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)—the most common heart surgery performed—may live longer and experience fewer complications when under the care of a highly focused surgical team that uses simplified and standardized...
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The number of patients undergoing mitral valve operations are at an all-time high, and new research suggests that many patients don’t undergo surgical intervention until it’s too late to completely reverse damage caused by mitral valve disease.
17-Jul-2018 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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Media Advisory: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Applauds U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Lung Cancer Screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is today releasing a draft recommendation for using low-dose computed tomography (CT) to screen those at high risk for lung cancer. The recommendations will be posted on the USPSTF website at 5 p.m....
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STS Applauds US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Lung Cancer Screening - President Doug Wood, MD available for interviews
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