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Heart Team approach Is Valuable When Making Complex Cardiac Treatment Decisions

By Specialty Hospital Staff | July 10, 2019

Researchers at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania say that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery may be the best treatment option for patients with more than one blocked artery, according to an article published in the Annals of …

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UE Researchers Create Fabric Dressing that Could Improve Wound Recovery

By Specialty Hospital Staff | July 4, 2019

Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey’s medical staff stays current on the latest research on wound care recovery.  Here’s one study published last month that caught our interest. Research engineers at the University of Edinburgh (EU) have devised a fabric dressing …

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Look for Primary and Revision Total Joint Replacement to Skyrocket in the Coming Decades

By Specialty Hospital Staff | July 3, 2019

According to a study presented last year at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, researchers analyzed models to more accurately predict the future volume of total joint replacement (TJR) procedures throughout the nation.  TJR is considered the …

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Study Tracks Long-Term Cognitive Decline in Relations to CHD incidents

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 27, 2019

Adults with a history of coronary heart disease (CHD) are at higher risk for faster cognitive decline in the long-term, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. CHD, occurring when coronary arteries become …

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Penn Study Identifies Microbes in Wound Healing That Can Lead to Foot Amputation

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 26, 2019

A University of Pennsylvania study, published April 18, 2019, in Cell Host and Microbe, finds whether wounds, including a diabetic foot ulcer, heal or progress to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, may depend on the microbiome within …

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Cardiovascular Study Finds Bleeding After PAD Treatments Can Increase Risk of Death

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 21, 2019

Researchers find that bleeding after minimally invasive peripheral artery disease (PAD) treatments can increase the risk of death, Major bleeding occurs in about 4 percent of surgical procedures to treat blockages in the arteries of the lower leg and an …

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Study Says Most Patients Can Now Benefit from TAVR Procedure

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 20, 2019

According to the Columbia Surgery blog, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), is considered the new “gold-standard” for treating people suffering from aortic valve disease. In the TAVR procedure, considered less-invasive for fixing stiff, damaged aortic valves (called aortic stenosis) than …

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Researchers Call for Standardizing Acute Care Rehab for Poststroke Patients

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 15, 2019

Researchers taking a look at hospital-based rehabilitation programs found that not all rehabilitation is equal for acute care hospital patients with ischemic stroke.  According to research findings published in the May 2019 issue of Physical Therapy, the researchers found “significant variation” …

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Study Reinforces Value of Heart Team Approach When Making Treatment Decisions

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 14, 2019

Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey’s medical staff stays current on the latest research on cardiothoracic surgery.  Here’s one study we found interesting published last month. Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery may be the best treatment option for most patients …

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IU Research Find Shocking Ways to Heal Wound Infections

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 7, 2019

Researchers at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine’s Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, have found a way to fight against bacterial infections by using a dressing that uses an electronic field to disrupt biofilm infection in wounds. Chandan Sen, Ph.D. and …

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