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ACE inhibitors

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

in Heart Failure

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 1419 words.

ACE inhibitors were first introduced because of their vasodilatory properties. It is now understood that the beneficial effects arise from the antagonism of the...

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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...

Age-related changes in the protective effect of chronic administration of l-arginine on post-ischemic recovery of endothelial function

Koki Nakamura, Sharif Al-Ruzzeh, Adrian H. Chester, Ann Dewar, Steve Rothery, Nicholas J. Severs, Magdi H. Yacoub and Mohamed Amrani.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3723 words.

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of chronic administration of l-arginine (LA) on vascular functions as well as its age-related changes. Methods: Male...

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...

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.

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

Analysis of thoracic aortic blood flow during off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery

Christophe Decoene, Thomas Modine, Sharif Al-Ruzzeh, Thanos Athanasiou, Dina Fawzi, Richard Azzaoui, Annie Pol and Georges Fayad.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3323 words.

Objectives: The non-invasive monitoring of thoracic aortic blood flow (TABF) during off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) surgery is becoming more commonly used and proved to...

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...

Angiotensin receptor antagonists

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

in Heart Failure

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 1502 words.

The renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) is activated in patients with heart failure and contributes to many of the detrimental effects seen in these patients. Antagonists to the...

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Aortic valve replacement and coronary revascularization in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

Karsten Knobloch, Artur Lichtenberg, Rainer G. Leyh and Jörg Schubert.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1593 words.

Cardiac surgery in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), which is an acquired hemolytic anemia associated with thrombocytopenia and an abnormal susceptibility to venous...

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Apical suction leads to severe ischemia of the ventricular apex

Angel L. Fernández, José B. García-Bengochea, Julian Alvarez, Luis F. Pérez, José M. Suárez, Jerónimo Forteza, Joaquín Cortés and Amparo Martínez.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3557 words.