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Cardiothoracic Surgery Articles


Child heart surgery to halt at some hospitals

17th February 2011

An NHS review is proposing stopping child heart operations at four or five hospitals.

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Pioneering op uses robot arm

17th November 2010

An operation at Glenfield Hospital uses robotic arm and 3D imaging for first time.

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Heart surgery unit faces closure

15th October 2010

Children's heart surgery unit faces closure after four babies died.

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NHS news 15/10/10

14th October 2010

A round up of NHS news over past week.

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Children heart op centres to be closed

26th April 2010

A review suggests several children's heart surgery units should be closed.

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Heart surgery stopped at Oxford hospital

4th March 2010

Four recent deaths at the John Radcliffe Hospital means child heart surgery has been stopped.

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Pioneering heart op for six-year-old boy

11th January 2010

MRI scan used in heart valve widening procedure in world first.

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Artificial artery to be trialled on humans

4th January 2010

Newly developed bypass valve could prevent heart attacks and amputations after surgery.

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Pioneering op performed by heart surgeon

28th September 2009

An Oxford heart surgeon has performed a groundbreaking procedure using artificial heart and stem cells.

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Infection risk increased with use of blood transfusions in heart surgery

31st July 2009

Patients face a five fold increase in the chance of dying in hospital compared with patients not given extra blood during heart surgery.

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