Raney Zusman In The News


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Biker's big, bad heart lives on

Doctors Raney and Zusman were recently featured in an article in the Orange County Register discussing a patient who underwent heart transplantation 20 years ago.

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Hoag endows two new medical chairs

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Renowned cardiovascular surgeon Aidan Raney, M.D., Hoag medical director of cardiovascular surgery, has been named The James & Pamela Muzzy Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Surgery and digestive disease expert John C. Lipham, M.D., Hoag Foregut Cancer Program Director and Chief of USC Affiliated Academic Programs has been named the James & Pamela Muzzy Endowed Chair in Gastrointestinal Cancer.

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Hoag Hospital opens advanced cardiac facility

Hoag Hospital this week opened a cardiac operating suite touted by officials as "one of the world's most advanced." The Bob and Marjie Bennett Hybrid Surgical Suite at the Newport Beach hospital is a hybrid cardiovascular operating room equipped with a robotic imaging system that functions like a GPS in a car, said Dr. Aidan A. Raney

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Hoag Clinic Keys on Heart Valves

Keeping your heart healthy isn't just about keeping your arteries clear. The flapping valves that allow the blood to circulate into and out of the heart are important, too. An estimated 50,000 adults in Orange County have a valve abnormality; the most severe cases can require surgery. The new Hoag Heart Valve Center is one of a handful of clinics nationwide dedicated to the screening and treatment of valve disease.

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National Study Rates Hoag Hospital Among Best

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has again received high marks for clinical excellence in a comprehensive study released today by HealthGrades, the nation's leading health care ratings company. The study ranks Hoag Hospital among the top five percent of all hospitals nationally for overall Orthopedic Care, Joint Replacement and Gastrointestinal Care, and among the top ten percent for Stroke Care, Critical Care and General Surgery. Hoag received Specialty Excellence Awards for these six service lines.

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Detecting a Silent Killer

In continuing a tradition of being at the forefront of cardiovascular healthcare, Hoag Hospital on Tuesday opened the first valvular heart disease center on the West Coast. The Hoag Heart Valve Center is designed to screen and treat those with valvular heart disease, a condition that often goes unnoticed until it is too late, doctors said. "I think it's important for people to be aware that there's such a thing as valvular disease," said Dr. Pravin Shah, medical director of the Hoag Heart Valve Center.

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Mitral Valve Repair Presentation in Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Aidan A. Raney, Dr. Aidan R. Raney, and Dr. Pravin Shah recently traveled to Barcelona, Spain for the ESC World Congress of Cardiology. At the conference, Dr. Aidan R. Raney (son of Dr. Raney) presented a paper on mitral valve repair. The paper illustrated the high success rate of mitral valve repair after review by intraoperative echocardiography.

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Raney Zusman Ranks High in Bypass Surgery

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian was one of only three hospitals in the state to receive a high rating in a new report that measures how well California hospitals do in bypass operations. The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, the agency that oversees hospitals, set out to rate all 118 hospitals in California that perform coronary artery bypass grafts for the report released Thursday.

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