Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, December 14th, 2004
"Our data shows that operating on a beating heart is as safe and effective as the traditional method of placing patients on a heart-lung machine during surgery," said study author Petr Widimsky, MD, DrSc, a professor of cardiology at the University Hospital Vinohrady in Prague, Czech Republic, whose findings were published in Circulation.
The study, known as PRAGUE-4, does not prove that one method is better than the other - just that the surgeon and his or her patient now have two equally effective options, he...
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