News: Research & Innovation

New anesthesia offering helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain

In this news story Dr. Kristine Guleserian, renowned heart surgeon, talk about Exparel. Exparel is a new anesthesia offering that helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain after heart surgery. 13 year-old Jessica Garcia, born with a congenital heart defect (VSD) was the first pediatric patient to use this treatment.


Research Study Begins on Promising ON-Q Post-Surgical Pain Relief Device, New for Pediatric Patients

February 17, 2004 – ​Research to test the efficacy of ON-Q's continuous surgical-cite pain relief for pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery, the goal is to help patients get out of the hospital and return to their normal lives faster.