Dr. L L. Lancaster, MD

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Specialties:

  • cardiothoracic surgery

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiothoracic Surgery:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The high number of blood tests done before and after heart surgery can sometimes lead to excessive blood loss, possibly causing anemia and the need for a blood transfusion, new research suggests.

    The study included almos...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiothoracic Surgery:

    SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Influenza is a nasty virus in its own right. But, it might also increase a person's risk of suffering a life-threatening tear in the body's most important artery, a new study suggests.

    During flu season, an increased number of people land in the h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiothoracic Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While artificial heart valves have long been available to adults, making permanent valves for children has been challenging because kids' bodies keep growing.

    But researchers say they've found a way around that, using...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiothoracic Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pigs' hearts transplanted into baboons survived for more than a year, which is twice as long as previously achieved, researchers report.

    The work is part of efforts to find ways to use animal organs to shorten transplant waiting lists.

    ...Full Article