Tag Archives | surgery

Keep on Rocking in the OR

Dr. Charles Yeo, the Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital spoke with WHYY regarding his choice of music in the operating room.

Continue Reading 0

Improving Angioplasty Outcomes When Heart Bypasses Clog

Sometimes in patients who’ve undergone heart bypass surgery, the blood vessel used to divert blood flow around a blockage gets clogged. Often those patients undergo angioplasty and stenting in the cardiac catheterization laboratory to reopen that blocked bypass graft. In those cases however, a potentially life-threatening complication can occur when dislodged plaque or clots cause a new blockage more »

Continue Reading 0