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Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

A low-density, high-temperature, completely ionized gas, consisting of free atomic nuclei and free electrons. Overall it is electrically neutral. It is sometimes referred to as the ‘fourth...

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections

Juewon Khwarg, Daniel A. Fung, Corey Hunter and Timothy T. Davis.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 6914 words.

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous plasma suspension enriched with a supraphysiologic concentrate of platelets, isolated through a process of centrifugation. Administered locally...

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Kidney involvement in plasma cell dyscrasias

Pierre M. Ronco.

in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology; Surgery. 2559 words.

Monoclonal proliferations of the B-cell lineage are characterized by abnormal and uncontrolled expansion of a single clone of B cells at different maturation stages, with a variable degree...

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Elevated plasma thymosin-α1 levels in lung cancer patients

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

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

OBJECTIVE: Prothymosin-α, the precursor of thymosin-α1, may play a role in cell proliferation, and the plasma level of thymosin-α1 may reflect the degree of proliferation of the tumor...

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Endothelin plasma levels during heart surgery: influence on pulmonary artery pressure?

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 1996; p ublished online July 1996 .

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

OBJECTIVE: Some studies found endothelin-1 to be a trigger for pulmonaryhypertension. Endothelin-1 is an endothelial derived substance withgenerally vasoconstrictive properties, but...

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Vancomycin plasma concentrations in cardiac surgery with the use of profound hypothermic circulatory arrest

Pieter J.A. van der Starre, Matthew Kolz, Harry J.M. Lemmens, James D. Faix, Scott Mitchell and Craig Miller.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2085 words.

Objective: This study was undertaken to compare the effect of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest, compared with moderate hypothermia, on the plasma concentrations and...

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Endothelin-1 is involved in plasma mediated stimulation of neutrophil adherence during coronary artery bypass grafting

Paweł Bugajski, Ryszard Kalawski, Izabella Żurawska, Marek Bartkowiak, Henryk Wysocki, Roman Olszewski and Tomasz Siminiak.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2885 words.

Objective: Myocardial ischaemia followed by reperfusion during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is known to result in the activation of polymorphonuclear neutrophils...

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Influence of cardiopulmonary bypass on cefuroxime plasma concentration and pharmacokinetics in patients undergoing coronary surgery

Fabiana Ferreira, Silvia Santos, Jorge Nascimento, Tânia Strabelli and Maria Carmona.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3845 words.

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The aims of this study were to evaluate the influence of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) on the plasma concentrations and pharmacokinetics of...

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Plasma levels and vascular effects of vasopressin in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting

Susana Novella, Ana Cristina Martínez, Rosa María Pagán, Medardo Hernández, Albino García-Sacristán, Angel González-Pinto, José María González-Santos and Sara Benedito.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5194 words.

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Objective: Recent studies have suggested that endogenous vasopressin (AVP) acts as a spasmogen during coronary artery bypass grafting...

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Hemostatic effects of three colloid plasma substitutes for priming solution in cardiopulmonary bypass

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

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

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects on hemostasis of three differentplasma substitutes with special reference to a newly developed hydroxyethylstarch used as priming solution in an...

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Argon plasma coagulation as an alternative treatment for bronchopleural fistulas developed after sleeve pneumonectomy

Engin Aynacı, Celalettin Ibrahim Kocatürk, Pinar Yıldız and Mehmet Ali Bedirhan.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1221 words.

We present a case that used argon plasma coagulation (APC) for the healing of bronchopleural fistulas (BPF), which most probably developed secondary to tracheobronchial anastomotic failure...

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