Safer heart surgery from humble blood pressure cuff

by Blogburger on August 18, 2013

Scientists have discovered that inflating a blood pressure cuff on the upper arm immediately prior to heart bypass surgery could decrease risk of heart injury and increase long-term survival rate. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 395,000 coronary artery bypass graft surgeries were carried out in the US in 2010…
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