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Active myocyte shortening during the ‘isovolumetric relaxation’ phase of diastole is responsible for ventricular suction; ‘systolic ventricular filling’

Gerald D. Buckberg, Manuel CastellÁ, Morteza Gharib and Saleh Saleh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 6212 words.

Objective: To study the ‘isovolumetric relaxation’ phase of rapid ventricular filling by analysis of the shortening of cardiac muscle in the endocardial and epicardial segments...

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An aggregate score to predict the risk of large pleural effusion after pulmonary lobectomy

Ralitsa Hristova, Cecilia Pompili, Sofina Begum, Michele Salati, Manos Kefaloyannis, Vasileios Tentzeris, Kostas Papagiannopoulos and Alessandro Brunelli.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 3552 words.

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The volume of pleural effusion is one of the determinants of chest drain removal following pulmonary resection. Recent research suggests that...

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Allogeneic blood transfusion in bilateral lung transplantation: impact on early function and mortality

Lay Ping Ong, Emily Thompson, Ashwin Sachdeva, B.C. Ramesh, Hazel Muse, Kirstie Wallace, Gareth Parry and Stephen Charles Clark.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4486 words.

OBJECTIVES

Blood transfusion is associated with higher morbidity and mortality after general cardiothoracic surgery but its impact within the transplant...

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The anatomical arrangement of the myocardial cells making up the ventricular mass

Robert H Anderson, Siew Yen Ho, Klaus Redmann, Damian Sanchez-Quintana and Paul P Lunkenheimer.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 5987 words.

The architectural arrangement of the myocytes within the ventricular mass remains a highly contentious topic. It has recently been suggested by several distinguished surgeons that the...

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The architecture of the ventricular mass and its functional implications for organ-preserving surgery

Paul P. Lunkenheimer, Klaus Redmann and Robert H. Anderson.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 6051 words.

It has generally been accepted that the myocardial fibres within the ventricular mass are arranged in syncytial fashion, precluding the identification of discrete and isolated muscular...

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Assessment of the aggregate risk score to predict mortality after surgical biopsy for interstitial lung disease

Nicola Rotolo, Andrea Imperatori, Albino Poli, Elisa Nardecchia, Massimo Castiglioni, Maria Cattoni and Lorenzo Dominioni.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3035 words.

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An aggregate risk score (range 0–6 points) for predicting mortality after surgical biopsy for interstitial lung disease (ILD) was recently...

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Beta-blocking therapy in patients with the Marfan syndrome and entire aortic replacement

Lilian J. Meijboom, Berend E. Westerhof, Gijs J. Nollen, Jos A.E. Spaan, Bas A.J.M. de Mol, Michael J.H.M. Jacobs and Barbara J.M. Mulder.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 2708 words.

Objective: β-blocking therapy is the standard therapy in non-operated Marfan patients, however its efficacy after entire aortic replacement is unknown. The aim of this study...

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Breast Disease Management

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Allied Health Professions; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Skills; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Nursing Skills; Communication Skills. 264 pages.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 10 women and the majority of UK women will attend a breast clinic at least once during their lives. The patient's journey through assessment and management is one...

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B-type natriuretic peptide following thoracic surgery: a predictor of postoperative cardiopulmonary complications

Lucio Cagini, Marco Andolfi, Christian Leli, Rossella Potenza, Mark Ragusa, Elisa Scarnecchia, Jacopo Vannucci, Reitze Rodseth and Francesco Puma.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4311 words.

OBJECTIVES

B-type natriuretic peptides (BNPs) are secreted by the human heart in response to ventricular wall stretch or myocardial ischaemia, and predict...

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The burden of death following discharge after lobectomy

Laura Schneider, Forough Farrokhyar, Colin Schieman, Waël C. Hanna, Yaron Shargall and Christian J. Finley.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4441 words.

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Pulmonary lobectomy is the most commonly performed surgery for lung cancer and remains the gold standard operative treatment. The reported...

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