Tag: thoracic surgery

Heart Retrieval Technique May Boost Organs for Transplant by 20%

In a small observational study that tested normothermic regional perfusion (NRP) for donation after cardiac death (DCD), posttransplant cardiac function was “excellent” in 8 of...

Residency Report Shows New Specialty Data, USMLE Score Changes

The annual residency report from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reveals characteristics of medical school graduates and residents, including specialty insights, test scores,...

Medicare Finalizes 2021 Physician Pay Rule With E/M Changes

Medicare officials stuck with their plan to increase payments for office visits for primary care and several other specialties that focus on helping patients manage...

TAVR Surpasses SAVR in US, Outcomes Continue to Improve

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has surpassed surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) as the procedure of choice for aortic valve replacement in the United States,...