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Acute kidney injury and outcome following aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis

Dadi Helgason, Solveig Helgadottir, Sindri A. Viktorsson, Andri W. Orrason, Inga L. Ingvarsdottir, Arnar Geirsson and Tomas Gudbjartsson.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5492 words.

OBJECTIVES

Most studies on acute kidney injury (AKI) following open-heart surgery have focused on short-term outcome following coronary artery bypass...

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Aortic root haemodynamics following David procedure: numerical analysis of 3-dimensional haemodynamics

Denis Berdajs, Selim Mosbahi, Zalan Forro, Marco Burki and Ludwig K. von Segesser.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 7344 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim was to determine 3-dimensional (3D) geometrical deformation of the aortic root (AoR) following the David procedure in order to evaluate...

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The association between body mass index and outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting operations

Jagan Devarajan, Amaresh Vydyanathan, Jing You, Meng Xu, Daniel I. Sessler, Joseph F. Sabik and C. Allen Bashour.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4108 words.

OBJECTIVES

This investigation was undertaken to analyse the association between body mass index (BMI) and morbidity after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)...

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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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Blood transfusion and the benefit/harm inflection point

Brandon Fisher, Matthew Glogoza, Aaron Bettenhausen and Cornelius Dyke.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 621 words.

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Can radiological characteristics of preoperative cerebral lesions predict postoperative intracranial haemorrhage in endocarditis patients?

Mahmoud Diab, Albrecht Guenther, Philipp Scheffel, Christoph Sponholz, Thomas Lehmann, Johannes Hedderich, Gloria Faerber, Frank Brunkhorst, Mathias W. Pletz and Torsten Doenst.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5880 words.

OBJECTIVES

Infective endocarditis (IE) is associated with high mortality (20–40%) and neurological complications (20–50%). Postoperative intracranial...

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Challenges in developing a reseeded, tissue-engineered aortic valve prosthesis

Alexander Hof, Silja Raschke, Karina Baier, Laura Nehrenheim, Jessica Isabel Selig, Markus Schomaker, Artur Lichtenberg, Heiko Meyer and Payam Akhyari.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 6661 words.

OBJECTIVES

Biological heart valve prostheses are characterized by a limited durability due to the degenerative processes after implantation. Tissue...

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The combined role of sinuses of Valsalva and flow pulsatility improves energy loss of the aortic valve

Andrea Salica, Giuseppe Pisani, Umberto Morbiducci, Raffaele Scaffa, Diana Massai, Alberto Audenino, Luca Weltert, Lorenzo Guerrieri Wolf and Ruggero De Paulis.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; History of Medicine; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4210 words.

OBJECTIVES

Normal aortic valve opening and closing movement is a complex mechanism mainly regulated by the blood flow characteristics and the cyclic...

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Comparison of logistic EuroSCORE and EuroSCORE II in predicting operative mortality of 1125 total arterial operations

Teresa M. Kieser, M. Sarah Rose and Stuart J. Head.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8383 words.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose of this study was to compare effectiveness of the 1999 logistic EuroSCORE (LES) and of the 2012 EuroSCORE II (ESII) in a real-world...

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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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