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Regional Anesthesia is Better Than General Anesthesia for Carotid Endarterectomy

Literature reviews

Effects of High-Dose Ulinastatin on Inflammatory Response and Pulmonary Function in Patients WithType-A Aortic Dissection After Cardiopulmonary Bypass Under Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest

Predictors of Mortality and Outcomes of Therapy in Low-Flow Severe Aortic Stenosis - A Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER) Trial Analysis

Peri-operative Interventions, but not Inflammatory Mediators, Increase Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac surgery: A prospective cohort study

The Effects of Preoperative Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibitors on Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Biventricular Pacing for Atrioventricular Block and Systolic Dysfunction

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Coronary – Cameral Fistula

foundation Update

Honor a Mentor Intiative Gets Big Response


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Nominations Being Sought for Director Positions

Dr. Solomon Aronson, Chair of the Nominating Committee, has announced that nominations are being sought for two Board of Directors positions (three-year term).

The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2013. The slate of candidates for Board of Directors will be on the SCA website ( in January 2014. Eligible SCA members will have 45 days to cast their online votes after the candidates’ names are posted on the website.

In order to nominate a member, please forward the following:

You may send the nomination to Dr. Aronson at 2209 Dickens Road, Richmond, VA 23230-2005; or e-mail it to

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