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A 10-year angiographic follow-up of competitive flow in sequential and composite arterial grafts

Hiroyuki Nakajima, Junjiro Kobayashi, Koji Toda, Tomoyuki Fujita, Yusuke Shimahara, Yoichiro Kasahara and Soichiro Kitamura.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2949 words.

Objective: Physiological reaction to competitive flow is considered as the primary mechanism of arterial graft occlusion. Reopening of graft lumen had been also reported, but...

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A 12-year follow-up on the changes in health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Matti Hokkanen, Otso Järvinen, Heini Huhtala and Matti R. Tarkka.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3268 words.

OBJECTIVES

Improvement in quality of life (QoL) and survival benefit are the primary objectives of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. The profile...

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A 15-year study of the changing demographics and infection risk in a new UK cardiac surgery unit<sup>†</sup>

Alice H. Taylor, Annelies E. Mitchell and Ian M. Mitchell.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3239 words.

OBJECTIVES

National trends in cardiac surgery show a shift towards a higher preoperative risk profile and factors that might also be expected to increase the...

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A 17-year experience with mitral valve repair with artificial chordae in infants and children

Shinichiro Oda, Toshihide Nakano, Hideki Tatewaki, Kazuhiro Hinokiyama, Daisuke Machida and Hideaki Kado.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3723 words.

OBJECTIVES

We sought to examine our long-term results of mitral valve (MV) repair with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) sutures and to determine the...

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A 5-year clinical experience with bipolar radiofrequency ablation for permanent atrial fibrillation concomitant to coronary artery bypass grafting and aortic valve surgery

Stephan Geidel, Michael Lass and Jörg Ostermeyer.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2435 words.

Abstract

This study analyses the 5-year results of permanent atrial fibrillation (pAF) bipolar radiofrequency (RF) ablation surgery concomitant to coronary...

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A 76-year old man with a torn Freedom SOLO bioprosthesis

Laurens W. Wollersheim, Wilson W. Li, Jan van der Meulen and Bas A. de Mol.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1103 words.

We describe a case of a 76-year old male who presented with progressive dyspnoea. He underwent an aortic valve replacement with a Freedom SOLO bioprosthesis 6 years ago. Transthoracic...

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110A BIOCOMPATIBLE PERFUSION STRATEGY IS SAFE AND IS ASSOCIATED WITH EXCELLENT CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND REDUCED BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY SERIES OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING: A TWO-CENTRE STUDY

O. Shapira, A. Korach, F. Pinaud, A. Dabah, Y. Bao, J.J. Corbeau, J.L. de Brux and C. Baufreton.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: The profile of patients referred for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is continuously changing to include older patients with multiple comorbidities. We assessed the...

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007A COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS SIMULATION STUDY OF CORONARY BLOOD FLOW AFFECTED BY GRAFT PLACEMENT

J. Lassaline and B. Moon.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: To determine the effect of graft placement and orientation on flow rates through a partially obstructed coronary artery.

Methods: A numerical, parametric study of blood...

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246A MONITORING AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CONTROL SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING AORTIC VALVE CLOSING

S. Spiliopoulos, N. Greatrex, D. Guersoy, R. Graefe, U. Steinseifer, T. Schmitz-Rode, R. Koerfer and G. Tenderich.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: Accurate monitoring and assessment of the residual cardiac function of a patient supported by a ventricular assist device (VAD) is critical for better patient management and...

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003A NEW INDICATOR OF POSTOPERATIVE DELAYED AWAKENING AFTER TOTAL AORTIC ARCH REPLACEMENT

T. Shirasaka, K. Okada, H. Kano, T. Inoue, M. Matsumori and Y. Okita.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: The clinical usefulness of regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO2) as a predictor of postoperative delayed awakening was validated.

Methods: From 2008 to 2011, 101...

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