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New Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Surgical Care Model Improves Care Value, Predictability and the Patient Experience

ROCHESTER, Minn. — New research from Mayo Clinic shows that implementing a uniform method to care for lower-risk cardiac surgical patients improves outcomes, reduces patients’ time in the hospital and lowers overall per patient costs by 15 percent. The study is published in the May issue of Health Affairs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7zJv1NemII [...]

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Total Hospital Cost of Robotic or Conventional Open-Chest Mitral Valve Repair Surgery is Similar

Mayo Clinic study examines costs following operating room and recovery improvement efforts ROCHESTER, Minn. —  Sept. 30, 2013  — The total hospital cost of mitral valve repair surgery — from the time a patient is admitted to the hospital until release — is similar, whether performed through small port incisions using robotic [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Early Surgery Better Than Watchful Waiting for Patients with Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 8, 2013 — Patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation who are otherwise healthy should have mitral valve repair surgery sooner rather than later, even if they feel no symptoms, a Mayo Clinic-led study by U.S. and European researchers found. The results challenge the long-held belief that it [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Heart Surgery and Heart Transplants

This week's Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend program is all about heart surgery and heart transplants.  Your host Dr. Tom Shives and co-host Dr. Jess Dhaliwal talk with Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Joseph Dearani. Medical Edge Weekend 9-12-09

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Dr. Joseph Dearani on Heart Surgery and Heart Transplants

This Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Joseph Dearani on heart surgery and heart transplants. Medical Edge Weekend 7-31-10

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