A recent study found lower overall composite risk for heart attack, stroke and death for patients with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery as compared to balloon angioplasty and/or stenting.
Hybrid heart procedures combine traditional and minimally invasive treatments to offer patients the best available options. Cleveland Clinic's Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, explains.
Since 1994, U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Cleveland Clinic heart program No. 1 in the country. Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, shares the secret to our success.
On- or off-pump surgery for coronary artery bypass—what is best? Heart Surgeon Joseph Sabik, MD, explains which procedure should be used when in this video.
Joseph Sabik III, MD, explains how modern techniques can minimize blood transfusions after heart surgery.
Irregular heart rhythm following heart surgery is a common complication doctors can easily treat.
Thanks to the growing success of heart surgeries, patients will often need a second operation later in life. Heart Surgeon Joseph Sabik, MD, explains the challenges of reoperations.
The internal mammary artery sticks to the ribs. Literally. It grows on the inside surface of the chest wall, near the heart. Find out why this blood vessel has replaced the saphenous vein (taken from the leg) as the preferred conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting – and why the saphenous vein graft isn’t going away time soon.
Joseph Sabik, MD, Department Chair of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, talks about picking the best possible hospital for your heart surgery.
Quality is an obsession in healthcare — for good reason.