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A recent study published in Circulation shows that patients who take their medication faithfully have dramatically better long-term outcomes, regardless of whether they have CABG or PCI. However, among the non-adherent group, CABG patients fared better with fewer major adverse cardiac events in the years after surgery. “This study shows how important it is to get to know your patients and find out how well they comply with medication,” says Paul Kurlansky, MD, who led the study and is currently director of research for Columbia HeartSource.
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NYP/Columbia was among the first to offer patients access to Heartmate 3, the newest LVAD technology, in a clinical trial testing it against current standard of treatment, the Heart Mate II. In a randomized study reported in New England Journal of Medicine and presented at American Heart Association in November 2016, lead investigator Yoshifumi Naka, MD, PhD, reported fewer complications with the Heartmate 3, noting a marked improvement over Heartmate II.
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Not sure how to use cancer fighting spices in your everyday cooking? Try this Overnight Oats with turmeric and ginger in honor of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month!
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What you choose to eat and drink is crucial for improving symptoms from short bowel syndrome, enhancing absorption of nutrients and preventing dehydration. A few simple guidelines can make a big difference in your health.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

The 4th Annual ECMO Awareness Fundraiser

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What's New in the Department of Surgery

JJSS Welcomes Our 2016 Graduates

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Celiac Awareness

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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month November 2016

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