The latest news on heart surgery
These systems coordinate emergency medical services and hospitals to speed patient care
Procedure to open heart arteries linked to raised death rate in people with peripheral artery disease
Study found it spotted which heart patients should not take blood thinner Plavix
Study found those with multi-vessel heart disease showed reduced risk of dying four years later
Study found that it saved more cardiac muscle than clot extraction technique
Research finds too little sleep may increase risk of stroke, heart attack; too much may cause coronary artery disease
Single patients' odds of dying are twice as high over five years, study says
In-hospital death, emergency bypass no more likely in non-specialty centers, researchers say
Here are the full results from 350 cardiologists.
"Surgical backup" isn't essential, but hospitals' outcomes should be tracked, made public.