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AHRQ Audio Feature - 10/25/2006 - Common Heart Surgery May Be Made Safer
Wednesday, October 25, 2006 9:00 AM
Common Heart Surgery May Be Made Safer

Feature Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Traditionally, the CABG surgery has depended heavily on bypassing a patient’s heart and lungs and using a machine to take over their function. But according to a new study from AHRQ, many patients may be better off without this cardiopulmonary bypass – which can cause stroke, abnormal heart rhythm or other problems.

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Duration: 01:24 (MM:SS)     File Size: 1.29 MB
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