Group News

Dr. Craig Smith breaks with the conventional wisdom on tying surgical knots. Here, Dr. Smith takes us through the anatomy of a knot to show us a better, more effective way to tie them—like a heart surgeon.
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An interview with Michael Argenziano, MD, Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery.
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Part three of three explores the ways the medical and surgical sides of treatment now work together. An interview with Nir Uriel, MD, Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation.
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Part two of three on the latest in LVAD [left ventricular assist device] and heart transplantation. An interview with Nir Uriel, MD, Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation.
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Part one of three. An interview with Nir Uriel, MD, Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation.
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We spoke to Dr. David Kalfa, pediatric heart surgeon, about a recent breakthrough in the Cardiothoracic Research Lab, the first synthetic patch for heart valve repair that actually mimics the natural valve’s complex structure and function.
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We sat down with co-directors of the Aortic Center, Virendra Patel, MD, and Hiroo Takayama, MD, to discuss the exciting new clinical trial for endovascular total aortic arch replacement—a device called the RelayBranch System.
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Columbia’s heart surgery team has been recognized for its unparalleled quality with the highest ranking available to any center.
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The impact of the results from low-risk TAVR trials will be felt for many years. It will be felt by a wide group - surgeons, cardiologists, hospital systems, insurance companies, and most importantly patients.
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