(ABCNEWS.GO) — Researchers have found it might take more than a skillful surgeon and nursing staff to help a patient fully recover from heart surgery.
In a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers found that married patients appeared to do far better than single or divorced patients.
Researchers from the University of Michigan studied 1,576 adults over the age of 50 who had undergone serious cardiac surgery. Researchers examined how each patient did post-surgery and asked if they were married, single, divorced or widowed.
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