Improving Heart Bypass Surgery Recovery for Women Takes Innovation and Representation in Research
Twenty years after a study funded by Women's Health Research at Yale uncovered that women face the risk of poorer outcomes after heart bypass surgery, new research finds the increased risk for women persists despite improved overall outcomes. But, with increased representation of women in clinical research and innovation in targets of study, we can overcome the gender gap.
Yale Study Finds Reassuring Outcome Trends for Heart Valve Replacement Therapies
A new, Yale-led study, published Nov. 22 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, answers fundamental questions about the characteristics and outcomes of traditional and less-invasive treatment options for older adults who require aortic valve replacement.
Dr. Nassiri is selected to the International Society for Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) task force on classification of vascular anomalies
Dr. Nassiri is selected to represent the United States and the Specialty of Vascular Surgery on the International Society for Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) Ad-hoc Committee for Classification of Vascular Anomalies.Source: ISSVA Newsletter Vol 5 - No 1 | April 2021
The Yale Larynx Lab chosen as cover of Oncotarget, Vol 11, Issue 35
The cover for issue 35 of Oncotarget features Figure 4, "The in vivo pre- or post- topical application of BAY 11-7082 prevents the acidic bile-induced deregulation of cancer-related miRNA markers in 10-day exposed murine HM," by Vageli, et. al.
Research from Yale Vascular Surgeons among Top Papers of Journal of Vascular Surgery
Aortobifemoral bypass is the preferred method of bilateral inflow revascularization, with axillobifemoral bypass reserved for high-risk patients. Hybrid surgery in the form of femorofemoral bypass and retrograde endovascular aortoiliac intervention is increasingly being used to achieve the same goal. This study compared the perioperative outcomes of hybrid surgery with traditional surgery for bilateral inflow revascularization.Source: Hybrid surgery for bilateral lower extremity inflow revascularization
Minimizing blood vessel blockage
All cardiac procedures carry a risk of stroke because plaque or calcium buildup can break off in small pieces, ﬂoat up into the brain, and block narrow blood vessels. A highly specialized tool called an embolic protection device is currently used to prevent some of the released debris from reaching the brain.
Yale Medicine Surgeons Use 3D Printing to Benefit Patients
Some Yale Medicine surgeons now routinely use 3D printing (essentially producing a solid, three-dimensional object from a virtual digital model) to plan surgeries, design tools specific to an upcoming surgery and that particular patient’s anatomy, and even to print some of the parts used to replace defective ones in the body.Source: Yale Medicine