Local cardiothoracic surgeon, pharmacist published in medical journal

Sep 18,2012
Pharmacist Daniel Fieland of Samaritan Pharmacy and cardiothoracic surgeon Mark Taylor, MD, of Samaritan Heart & Vascular Institute in Corvallis, appeared as lead authors on an article in the January edition of The Annals of Pharmacotherapy.

Daniel and Dr. Taylor completed the article, “Dabigatran Use in a Postoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Patient with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation and Heparin-PF4 Antibodies.”  The article examined the use of dabigatran in a patient with recent coronary bypass surgery and heparin-PF4 antibodies.

Dr. Taylor specializes in cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery. He is accepting new patients by referral and can be reached at (541) 768-5223.

Samaritan Heart & Vascular Institute serves patients in Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties. The Institute provides comprehensive heart and vascular care including cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology and cardiac rehabilitation. For more information about Samaritan Heart & Vascular Institute, call (541) 768-4880 or visit samhealth.org/SHVI.
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