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Adult bone marrow-derived stem cells and the injured heart: just the beginning?

Ioannis Dimarakis, Nagy A. Habib and Myrtle Y.A. Gordon.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 10120 words.

Coronary artery disease leading to ischaemia of the human myocardium is one of the chief causes of morbidity and mortality in the western world. Cellular transplantation has recently been...

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Cell transplantation to improve ventricular function in the failing heart

Gilbert H.L. Tang, Paul W.M. Fedak, Terrence M. Yau, Richard D. Weisel, Alex Kulik, Donald A.G. Mickle and Ren-Ke Li.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 6317 words.

Current therapies for congestive heart failure are limited in efficacy or in applicability. Cardiac cell transplantation offers a novel therapeutic approach to improve heart function....

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A historical view of the development of islet transplantation

Derek W.R. Gray.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 11961 words.

Chapter 19 discusses the history of islet transplantation and its substantial links to other disciplines, which have provided valuable impetus to development in other areas, and also covers...

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History of non-heart-beating donation

Gauke Kootstra.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics; History of Medicine. 2335 words.

Chapter 1 discusses the history of non-heart-beating (NHB) donation of organs, including classification of donors, criteria for death, waiting times, the Double-Balloon-Triple-Lumen (DBTL)...

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History of organ perfusion in organ transplantation

Diethard Monbaliu, Qiang Liu, Katrien Vekemans and Jacques Pirenne.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; History of Medicine. 7964 words.

Chapter 3 discusses the history of organ perfusion in organ transplantation, and covers the pioneers in and need for organ preservation (especially kidneys), clinical applications, and...

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History of pancreas transplantation

David E.R. Sutherland and Carl G. Groth.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 8555 words.

Chapter 1 covers the history of pancreas transplantation and covers the context of individual contributions to programme development; the evolution, refinements, and physiology or new...

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History of pancreatic stem cell transplantation and alternative islet sources

Patrick C. Hermann, Anne Wojtusciszyn and Christopher Heeschen.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 7532 words.

Chapter 26 discusses promising and exciting approaches for developing new source of endocrine cells for transplantation, including the generation of islet cells from other human cell types,...

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Improving outcomes: case-matched comparison of novel second-generation versus first-generation self-expandable transcatheter heart valves

Andreas Schaefer, Hendrik Treede, Gerhard Schoen, Florian Deuschl, Niklas Schofer, Yvonne Schneeberger, Stefan Blankenberg, Hermann Reichenspurner, Ulrich Schaefer and Lenard Conradi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4526 words.

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The published literature has extensively documented clinical benefit derived from transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in high-risk...

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Maze surgery normalizes left ventricular function in patients with persistent lone atrial fibrillation

Alberto Pozzoli, Maurizio Taramasso, Giuditta Coppola, Mikel Kamami, Giovanni La Canna, Paolo Della Bella, Ottavio Alfieri and Stefano Benussi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 4839 words.

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The aim of this study is to evaluate the mid-term clinical and functional outcomes of maze surgery in symptomatic refractory lone atrial...

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Minimally invasive Cox-maze procedure, beating-heart epicardial ablation, hybrid procedure and catheter ablation: a call for comparative evidence

Kevin Phan and Tristan D. Yan.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 629 words.

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