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Bioartificial grafts for transmural myocardial restoration: a new cardiovascular tissue culture concept

Theo Kofidis, Andre Lenz, Jan Boublik, Payam Akhyari, Bjoern Wachsmann, Knut Mueller Stahl, Axel Haverich and Rainer G. Leyh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3228 words.

Objective: Survival of bioartificial grafts that are destined to restore cardiac function stands and falls with their nutrient supply. Engineering of myocardial tissue is...

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Contrast layering artefact mimicking aortic dissection in a patient on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation undergoing computed tomography scan

Tomaz Goslar, Milenko Stankovic and Jus Ksela.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1174 words.

Interpretation and evaluation of images obtained by different contrast-enhanced diagnostic tools in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support can be extremely...

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Enhanced cytoprotection and angiogenesis by bone marrow cell transplantation may contribute to improved ischemic myocardial function

Shaoheng Zhang, Ping Zhang, Jingxuan Guo, Zhuqing Jia, Kangtao Ma, Yonggang Liu, Chunyan Zhou and Li Linsong.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4204 words.

Objective: Heat shock proteins (HSPs) are cytoprotective proteins. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is the most potent angiogenic factor. This study aimed to elucidate...

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Enhancement of Na<sup>+</sup>,K<sup>+</sup>-ATPase and Ca<sup>2+</sup>-ATPase activities in multi-cycle ischemic preconditioning in rabbit hearts

Toshihiro Yorozuya, Naoto Adachi, Kentaro Dote, Kazuo Nakanishi, Yasushi Takasaki and Tatsuru Arai.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3517 words.

Objective: Ischemic preconditioning (IP) has been shown to attenuate intracellular Na+ accumulation and Ca2+ overload during ischemia and reperfusion, both of which are closely...

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Graft preservation solutions in cardiovascular surgery

Bernhard Winkler, David Reineke, Paul Philip Heinisch, Florian Schönhoff, Christoph Huber, Alexander Kadner, Lars Englberger and Thierry Carrel.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8036 words.

Vein grafts are still the most commonly used graft material in cardiovascular surgery and much effort has been spent in recent years on investigating the optimal harvesting technique. One...

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Magnetic resonance mapping of transplanted endothelial progenitor cells for therapeutic neovascularization in ischemic heart disease

Alberto Weber, Ivan Pedrosa, Atsuhiko Kawamoto, Nathan Himes, Jeeva Munasinghe, Takayuki Asahara, Neil M. Rofsky and Douglas W. Losordo.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4210 words.

Objective: Intramyocardial transplantation of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) has been previously correlated with significant augmentation of vascularity and improvement of...

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Meta-analysis of concomitant mitral valve repair and coronary artery bypass surgery versus isolated coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with moderate ischaemic mitral regurgitation

Tomislav Kopjar, Hrvoje Gasparovic, Carlos A. Mestres, Davor Milicic and Bojan Biocina.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 7931 words.

Ischaemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) is a complication of coronary artery disease with normal chordal and leaflet morphology. Controversy surrounds the issue of appropriate surgical...

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Mitochondrial DNA deletions in coronary artery bypass grafting patients

Sidney Levitsky, Jari Laurikka, Robert D. Stewart, Christian T. Campos, Steven J. Lahey and James D. McCully.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4093 words.

Objective: Mitochondrial DNA (mitoDNA) deletions have been shown to increase with aging and ischemia and have been suggested to contribute to myocardial dysfunction. The...

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Pericardial fat is strongly associated with atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

George Drossos, Charilaos-Panagiotis Koutsogiannidis, Olga Ananiadou, George Kapsas, Fotini Ampatzidou, Athanasios Madesis, Kalliopi Bismpa, Panagiotis Palladas and Labros Karagounis.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 5133 words.

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Recent evidence suggests that pericardial fat may represent an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease because of its unique properties...

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Predictive value of high-sensitivity troponin T in addition to EuroSCORE II in cardiac surgery

Liisa Petäjä, Helge Røsjø, Leena Mildh, Raili Suojaranta-Ylinen, Kirsi-Maija Kaukonen, Janne J. Jokinen, Markku Salmenperä, Tor-Arne Hagve, Torbjørn Omland and Ville Pettilä.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5448 words.

OBJECTIVES

Plasma troponins, measured by fourth-generation assays, are associated with increased mortality and morbidity after cardiac surgery. They also...

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