Tag Archive: cardiac surgery

Nov 30

A diet rich in foods with antioxidants appears to provide protection against the development of atrial fibrillation (AF)

A diet rich in foods with antioxidants appears to provide protection against the development of atrial fibrillation (AF) following cardiac surgery, suggest the results of a new observational study published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Jan 01

New research indicates that inactive patients following cardiac surgery have a substantially higher risk of depression

New research indicates that inactive patients following cardiac surgery have a substantially higher risk of depression and that the number of patients suffering from depression after cardiac surgery is as high as 40%. Investigators recommend that cardiac patients should be assessed for depression and level of physical activity and remain as active as they safely …

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