Heart surgery patients in home health care program had lower death and readmission rates (dailyRx News) Could the manner in which heart surgery patients are treated after their operation affect their health and life span? Maybe so, say the authors of a new study. This study compared results 30 days after heart surgery in those…

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Heart attacks after noncardiac surgery may go unnoticed¬†without simple blood test (dailyRx News) Heart attacks often come with warning signs, such as pain or discomfort in the chest. Attacks after surgery, however, may go undetected unless patients have a blood test that can spot heart trouble. Every year, more than 8 million adults worldwide experience…

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Cardiac surgery common source of pain two years after procedure (dailyRx News) We expect surgery to help heal a painful condition, but sometimes the procedure can lead to a new type of pain. Researchers behind a new study explored post-op pain after heart surgery. The researchers followed patients for two years after having heart surgery…

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