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Supreme Court clarifies on active, passive euthanasia

March 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Even as the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Aruna Shanbaug will live and would not be put to passive euthanasia, the question regarding active and ... Read more...

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Benefits of endovascular stent repair for traumatic aortic injury

May 2nd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): American cardiovascular specialists have shown the benefits of endovascular stent repair over open-chest surgery for traumatic aortic injury.Royce Calhoun, a cardiothoracic surgeon and principal investigator of the research, ... Read more...

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First 3 patients fitted with next-generation mechanical heart pumps in US

June 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Three patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Centre have become the first to be implanted with a next-generation artificial heart pump called the DuraHeart Left-Ventricular Assist System in ... Read more...

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‘Turbo-booster’ for heart patients may make transplants a thing of the past

April 22nd, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 22 (ANI): Heart transplants may soon be history following the creation of a device that helps the heart pump blood more effectively.William Peters, 43, calls the C-Pulse heart assist system ... Read more...

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What is beating-heart bypass surgery?

January 24th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The beating-heart bypass surgery that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent here Saturday is considered the safest for elderly patients who have had a bypass surgery earlier ... Read more...

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Brit girl makes miraculous recovery after having third of heart removed

December 31st, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): In what can be called as a miraculous case of survival, a girl who had almost one third of her heart removed in a life-saving operation has ... Read more...

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Carbon monoxide may benefit bypass surgery patients

May 24th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Though carbon monoxide (CO) is known to have long lasting harmful effects on heart, a new study suggests that the lethal gas can actually be beneficial for ... Read more...

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