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*  Veterans Health Administration
By December 31, 1993 there was information for 500,000 non-cardiac surgical procedures. In 1994 NVASRS was expanded to all 128 ... The name was then changed to the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Beginning in the mid-1990s VHA underwent what ... Khuri, SF; Daley, J; Henderson, WG (2002). "The Comparative Assessment and Improvement of Quality Surgical Care in the ... In 1991 the National VA Surgical Risk Study (NVASRS) began in 44 Veterans Administration Medical Centers. ...
*  Transesophageal echocardiogram
TEE is very useful during many cardiac surgical procedures (e.g., mitral valve repair). It is actually an essential monitoring ... Unlike the TTE, the TEE is considered an invasive procedure and is thus performed by physicians in the U.S., not sonographers. ... Most commonly used during open heart procedures, if the patient's status warrants it, TEE can be used in the setting of any ... In addition to use by cardiologists in outpatient and inpatient settings, TEE can be performed by a cardiac anesthesiologist to ...
*  Rafael López Nussa
In 1916 he performed a delicate cardiac surgical procedure at Hospital Tricoche in Ponce; it is so registered in the records of ... and from the Chicago Laboratory of Surgical Technique in 1916. He returned to Puerto Rico and acted as medical director at the ... the Puerto Rico Medical Association as the first such procedure performed in Puerto Rico. In 1918 he took a position at the ...
*  National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
By 31 December 1993 there was information for 500,000 non-cardiac surgical procedures. In 1994 NVASRS was expanded to all 128 ... and 30-day postoperative mortality and morbidity outcomes for patients undergoing major surgical procedures in both the ... The name was then changed to the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. The ACS NSQIP collects data on 135 variables, ... Khuri SF, Daley J, Henderson WG (2002). "The Comparative Assessment and Improvement of Quality Surgical Care in the Department ...
*  Pericardial window
A pericardial window is a cardiac surgical procedure to create a fistula - or "window" - from the pericardial space to the ... an untreated pericardial effusion can lead to cardiac tamponade and death. The window is usually performed by a cardiac surgeon ... The pericardial window procedure decreases the incidence of postoperative pericardial tamponade and new-onset atrial ... Zhao J (Apr 2014). "Does posterior pericardial window technique prevent pericardial tamponade after cardiac surgery?". J Int ...
*  Mitral valve replacement
... is a cardiac surgical procedure in which a patient's diseased mitral valve is replaced by either a ... Since a mitral valve replacement is an open heart surgical procedure, it requires placing the patient on cardiopulmonary bypass ... Non-surgical approaches to treat heart valve disease without surgery are divided into three categories: Clinical Practice ... One wonders whether any of the patients in either group in this analysis underwent any mechanical cardiac valve replacement. If ...
*  W. Dudley Johnson
... and he made significant contributions to several other cardiac surgical procedures. Johnson was born in Madison, Wisconsin. His ... Later, he joined cardiac surgeon Derward Lepley in Milwaukee to work on coronary artery bypass procedures. Johnson became known ... He also made breakthroughs in stopping the blood flow through the heart during surgery and in lowering the cardiac surgery ... By the late 1990s, Johnson was working on surgical treatments for the arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation, and he was ...
*  Dobutamine
... which could be the result of either organic heart disease or cardiac surgical procedures. It is not useful in ischemic heart ... Dobutamine is used to treat acute but potentially reversible heart failure, such as which occurs during cardiac surgery or in ... Dobutamine can be used in cases of congestive heart failure to increase cardiac output. It is indicated when parenteral therapy ... increasing contractility and cardiac output. Since it does not act on dopamine receptors to induce the release of ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E04)
... surgical stapling MeSH E04.928.220 --- cardiac surgical procedures MeSH E04.928.220.220 --- cardiomyoplasty MeSH E04.928. ... cardiac surgical procedures MeSH E04.100.376.125 --- cardiomyoplasty MeSH E04.100.376.374 --- heart arrest, induced MeSH ... otologic surgical procedures MeSH E04.580.450.109 --- auditory brain stem implantation MeSH E04.580.450.220 --- cochlear ... pulmonary surgical procedures MeSH E04.928.600.080 --- bronchoscopy MeSH E04.928.600.220 --- collapse therapy MeSH E04.928. ...
*  Francisco Torrent-Guasp
... insights provided by the ventricular myocardial band model allows glimpses of possible advances in cardiac surgical procedures ... His work can be found in reference books on anatomy and cardiac surgery. Torrent-Guasp started his cardiac research during ... This procedure aims to improve the shape of the ventricles in dilated hearts by removing part of the excess muscle tissue ... Gómez Oliveros, he began to focus on his lifelong interest in cardiac anatomy and physiology. This motivated him to write his ...
*  Rotational angiography
for examples see: Hybrid cardiac surgical procedure) Clinical benefits range from the visualization of ventricular systems, ... The CT image is usually acquired a few days or at least hours before the procedure, giving time for planning. However, the ... Accordingly, to use a preoperative CT image during the procedure, a software registration between the CT image and the life ... Changes in anatomy: During endovascular procedures, such as the grafting of an aortic aneurysm, 3D planning can be done either ...
*  Hybrid cardiac surgery
A hybrid cardiac surgical procedure in a narrow sense is defined as a procedure that combines a conventional surgical part ( ... A wider definition includes a clinically connected succession of a catheter intervention and a surgical procedure with a time ... The conventional approach for treatment of aortic valve stenosis is surgical replacement of the aortic valve. This procedure ... a hybrid procedure involves the combination of the surgical epicardial approach with the interventional endocardial approach.[ ...
*  Perfusionist
... s can be involved in a number of cardiac surgical procedures, select vascular procedures and a few other surgical ... In the realm of cardiac surgery, perfusionists perform cardiopulmonary bypass in adult and pediatric surgical procedures, which ... has a great effect on the patient systemic condition and allows the cardiac surgeon to focus on the actual surgical procedure ... Perfusionists forms part of the wider cardiothoracic surgical team which includes cardiac surgeons, anesthesiologists, ...
*  Revised Cardiac Risk Index
"Multifactorial Index of Cardiac Risk in Noncardiac Surgical Procedures". New England Journal of Medicine. 297 (16): 845-850. ... The Revised Cardiac Risk Index (RCRI) is a tool used to estimate a patient's risk of perioperative cardiac complications. The ... Target complications were defined as cardiac arrest (defined as "chaotic cardiac rhythm requiring initiation of basic or ... and the risk for cardiac complications in a cohort of surgical patients (the "derivation cohort"). Variables that have ...
*  Electrophysiology study
As with any surgical procedure, cardiac catheterizations come with a generic list of possible complications. One of the ... A cardiac electrophysiology study (EP test or EP study) is a minimally invasive procedure that tests the electrical conduction ... The entire procedure can take several hours. If at any step during the EP study the electrophysiologist finds the source of the ... When the necessary procedures are complete, the catheter is removed. Firm pressure is applied to the site to prevent bleeding. ...
*  Cardiology
They are trained to perform interventional and surgical procedures to treat cardiac arrhythmia. The training required to become ... These include the great cardiac vein, the middle cardiac vein, the small cardiac vein and the anterior cardiac veins. As the ... Electrophysiological procedures include electrocardiogram, cardiac monitoring, cardiac stress testing, and the ... An implantable cardiac defibrillator may be placed to reduce the chance of death from recurrence. In the United States, cardiac ...
*  Clinical cardiac electrophysiology
They are trained to perform interventional and surgical procedures to treat cardiac arrhythmia. The training required to become ... Cardiac Electrophysiology (also referred to as clinical cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia services, or electrophysiology), ... intra-cardiac EPS) in order to measure electrical properties of the heart and, in the case of intra-cardiac EPS, to ... Clinical follow up and reprogramming of implanted devices Cardiology Cardiac arrhythmia Cardiac electrophysiology Canadian ...
*  Da Vinci Surgical System
The system is commonly used for prostatectomies, and increasingly for cardiac valve repair and gynecologic surgical procedures ... general laparoscopic surgical procedures, gynecologic laparoscopic surgical procedures, general non-cardiovascular ... The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical system made by the American company Intuitive Surgical. Approved by the Food ... cleared the da Vinci Surgical System in 2000 for adult and pediatric use in urologic surgical procedures, ...
*  United States Army Special Forces selection and training
Medical sergeants specialize in trauma management, infectious diseases, cardiac life support and surgical procedures, with a ... Module C - Communications Procedures: The module instructs the soldiers on basic communications fundamentals such as basic ... Course instruction includes direct- and indirect-fire systems and procedures: mortars, light/heavy weapons, sniper systems, ... The course covers: basic military construction techniques and procedures; basic and intermediate demolitions; Special Forces ...
*  Elisha Medical Center
Elisha has 140 hospital beds and six operation rooms designed to make different surgical procedures, from cardiac and plastic ... which performs 10.000 surgical procedures, and 12.000 ambulatory procedures each year, as well as in vitro fertilization ...
*  Intuitive Surgical
It is commonly used for prostatectomies and increasingly for cardiac valve repair and gynecologic surgical procedures. The da ... and the number of surgical procedures performed (less than 1,000 in 2002 compared with 540,000 in 2014). The da Vinci Surgical ... cardiac procedures performed with adjunctive incisions, and gynecologic procedures. Shortly before going public, Intuitive ... Surgical procedures performed with the robot take longer than traditional ones. Critics have pointed out that hospitals have a ...
*  Cardiac fibroma
... is commonly treated through surgical excision procedures. The removal of cardiac tumors require an open heart ... A surgical procedure was recommended due to the risk of ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. The surgery was a ... Symptomatic cardiac fibromas may be treated by surgical resection. It is associated with Gorlin syndrome. Benign cardiac tumors ... These findings suggest that cardiac fibromas may be a congenital disorder. Successful Surgical Excision of a Large Cardiac ...
*  Donald Burke
"Multifactorial index of cardiac risk in noncardiac surgical procedures", published in 1977 in the New England Journal of ... "Policy and Procedure Governing Appointments to Distinguished Professorships". University of Pittsburgh Faculty Handbook. ...
*  Nasodigitoacoustic syndrome
Treatment of this cardiac abnormality can require surgery, or non-surgical procedures like balloon valvuloplasty (widening the ... or surgical intervention, like a cochlear implant. Pulmonary, or pulmonic stenosis is an often congenital narrowing of the ...
*  Randolph Chitwood
The East Carolina Heart Institute now performs over 1200 cardiac surgical, 3000 interventional, and 5000 diagnostic catheter- ... based procedures yearly. The center's research laboratories have been responsible for training residents and supporting ... the American Surgical Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Cardiac Surgery Biology Club. He is on numerous ... After his chief residency at Duke in 1984, he was selected to develop and head the new cardiac surgery program at the East ...