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Is there a role for pre-operative contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging for radical surgery in malignant pleural mesothelioma?

Duncan Stewart, David Waller, John Edwards, Kanagaratnam Jeyapalan and James Entwisle.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3557 words.

Objective: To assess the use of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (CEMRI) in addition to computed tomography in the pre-operative assessment of patients for radical...

Ischemic preconditioning and nicotinamide in spinal cord protection in an experimental model of transient aortic occlusion

C. Selim Isbir, Koray Ak, Ozlem Kurtkaya, Ümit Zeybek, Serdar Akgün, Bernd W. Scheitauer, Aydin Sav and Adnan Cobanoglu.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3141 words.

Objectives: Spinal cord injury is a devastating complication after aortic surgery. The aim of the present study is to examine the effects of ischemic preconditioning (IPC) and...

Long-term outcome and quality of life of patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery

Federico Pappalardo, Annalisa Franco, Giovanni Landoni, Paola Cardano, Alberto Zangrillo and Ottavio Alfieri.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2556 words.

Objectives: To study the long-term survival and quality of life of patients with a complicated post-operative course after cardiac surgery requiring prolonged (≥7 days)...

Long-term survival of atypical bronchial carcinoids with liver metastases, treated with octreotide

Pier Luigi Filosso, Enrico Ruffini, Alberto Oliaro, Esther Papalia, Giovanni Donati and Ottavio Rena.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2762 words.

Objective: To demonstrate that liver metastases by radically resected atypical carcinoids of the lung can be effectively treated by new somatostatin analogs. Methods: Between...

Lung cancer presenting as a giant tumor of the thoracic wall

J. Marco Schnater, Rien E. Eland, Frans van der Straaten and Peter W. Plaisier.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Professional Development in Medicine. 180 words.

Lung mesenchymal cells function as an inductive microenvironment for human lung cancer propagating cells

Luca Ampollini, Denise Madeddu, Angela Falco, Caterina Frati, Bruno Lorusso, Gallia Graiani, Francesca Saccani, Andrea Gervasi, Pietro Rossetti, Sabrina Bonomini, Letizia Gnetti, Costanza Annamaria Lagrasta, Enrico Maria Silini, Eugenio Quaini, Piergiorgio Petronini, Roberta Alfieri, Michele Rusca, Paolo Carbognani and Federico Quaini.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 6247 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of the present study was to characterize the biological properties and in vivo tumourigenic potential of mesenchymal cells (MCs) obtained...

Lung surgery: identifying the subgroup at risk for sputum retention

Pramod Bonde, Kieran McManus, Martin McAnespie and Jim McGuigan.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2721 words.

Objectives: Sputum retention after lung surgery is a potentially lethal condition, which can progress to atelectasis, pneumonia and respiratory failure requiring ventilatory...

Malignant internal mammary lymph nodes during mobilization of the internal mammary artery

Anand Sachithanandan, Balaji Badmanaban, Alastair Graham and Hugh O'Kane.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 1035 words.

Malignant internal mammary node involvement may occur with a primary neoplasm or with metastasis. The incidental discovery of malignant internal mammary nodes from an unknown primary origin...

Management for chest wall implantation of non-small cell lung cancer after fine-needle aspiration biopsy

Joo Hyun Kim, Young Tae Kim, Hong Kook Lim, Yong Hee Kim and Sook Whan Sung.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2460 words.

Objective: The implantation of cancer cells in the chest wall after percutaneous needle biopsy of the lung is rare. We investigated the clinical outcomes of implantation...

Mediastinal bronchogenic cyst's recurrence treated with EBUS-FNA with a long-term follow-up

Giovanni Galluccio and Gabriele Lucantoni.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 984 words.

Bronchogenic cysts are congenital abnormalities generally mediastinal and are frequently detected incidentally. We report a case of a symptomatic mediastinal cyst treated previously by...

Mediastinoscopic ultrasonography (MUS)

M. Hürtgen, B. Metzler, G. Friedel and H. Toomes.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1134 words.

Correct pre-therapeutic T4 staging is mandatory for neo-adjuvant studies and for the decision on surgical therapy of high-risk patients. T4-staging of centrally located lung-cancer by means...

Metastatic and fatal mitral valve obstruction during pneumonectomy for large pulmonary hemangiopericytoma

Rui Haddad.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 91 words.

A method for video-assisted thoracoscopic photodynamic therapy (VAT-PDT)

Keyvan Moghissi, Kate Dixon and J.Andrew C. Thorpe.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1173 words.

A technique is described for application of photodynamic therapy (PDT) to peripheral pulmonary and other intrathoracic malignant tumours. For video-assisted thoracoscopic-PDT we advocate...

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Multiple early bronchioloalveolar carcinomas in both lungs

S. Hayama, T. Morikawa, S. Kondoh and H. Katoh.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 1181 words.

We treated a 49-year-old woman with synchronous multiple bronchioloalveolar carcinomas (BAC). Multiple bilateral ‘ground-glass’ opacities were detected by computed tomography (CT). We...

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Myasthenia gravis appearing after thymectomy for thymoma

Kazuya Kondo and Yasumasa Monden.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2165 words.

Objective: A few thymoma patients without myasthenia gravis (MG) have been observed to develop MG after total removal of the thymoma (postoperative MG). However, the cause of...

National review of use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as respiratory support in thoracic surgery excluding lung transplantation

Philippe Rinieri, Christophe Peillon, Jean-Paul Bessou, Benoît Veber, Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, Jean Melki and Jean-Marc Baste.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. 4532 words.

OBJECTIVES

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for respiratory support is increasingly used in intensive care units (ICU), but rarely during thoracic...

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome following cardiac surgery: successful treatment with dantrolene

Shigetoshi Mieno, Kunio Asada, Hitoshi Horimoto and Shinjiro Sasaki.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1299 words.

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a rare idiosyncratic reaction to neuroleptic drugs, which is potentially fatal. It has been occasionally reported that NMS occurs subsequently after...

Neuroprotective effects of FK-506, l-carnitine and azathioprine on spinal cord ischemia-reperfusion injury

Serdar Akgun, Atike Tekeli, Ozlem Kurtkaya, Ali Civelek, Selim C. Isbir, Koray Ak, Sinan Arsan and Aydin Sav.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. 2910 words.

Objective: In our experimental study, we aimed to test the effect of FK506, azathioprine and l-carnitine on protection of spinal cord injury due to ischemia-reperfusion. Methodsnull...

A new strategy in the treatment of chemoresistant lung adenocarcinoma via specific siRNA transfection of SRF, E2F1, Survivin, HIF and STAT3

Mircea Gabriel Stoleriu, Volker Steger, Migdat Mustafi, Martin Michaelis, Jindrich Cinatl, Wilke Schneider, Andrea Nolte, Julia Kurz, Hans Peter Wendel, Christian Schlensak and Tobias Walker.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 5485 words.

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According to the actual treatment strategies of lung cancer, the current therapeutic regimen is an individualized, multidisciplinary concept. The...

Nodal status at repeat mediastinoscopy determines survival in non-small cell lung cancer with mediastinal nodal involvement, treated by induction therapy

Michèle De Waele, Jeroen Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers, Paul Ortmanns, Wim Vanroelen, Ann-Marie Morel, Paul Germonpré and Paul Van Schil.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2746 words.

Objective: Remediastinoscopy is a valuable tool in restaging non-small cell lung cancer after induction therapy for mediastinal nodal involvement as it provides pathological...