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What’s it like to have an angioedema?

A heart surgeon is in a race to save his patient from a life-threatening heart condition that has been described as a “miracle” in a case that highlights the dangers of anesthesia.A 33-year-old man with angio-pulmonary disease underwent surgery Wednesday at the University of Florida’s Center for Heart and Lung Medicine in Gainesville, Florida, to […]

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Why a broken heart surgery technique may save your life

An article by Mashable reader “Lenny,” a resident in Los Angeles, told us that a heart surgery he received in the summer of 2016 is the best thing that has ever happened to him.“I went to get a blood test for my husband and we had the blood test done and they told me I […]

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What is a pediatric heart surgery simulator?

A pediatric heart surgeon will be able to perform heart surgery using a computer simulation based on the procedures in their patients’ hearts.“The simulation will give you the chance to be in the operating room in a controlled environment and to be part of the patient’s decision making process,” said Dr. Scott W. Schoenfeld, an […]

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Chicago Heart Surgery Simulator Gets New Feature

CHICAGO — A new virtual reality (VR) surgery simulator that lets people see their heart surgeon, get detailed details on a procedure, and even perform heart surgery has been added to the market.The software is designed by a medical device company, and can be used by hospitals and physicians to help patients learn about the […]

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