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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...

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.

Beneficial effects of bilevel positive airway pressure after surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass

Yoshiyuki Takami and Hiroshi Ina.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2098 words.

To support injured lungs, we have been applying bilevel positive airway pressure for adult patients undergoing surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Among 120 consecutive patients, 31...

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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...

Can cardiac troponins be used to diagnose a perioperative myocardial infarction post cardiac surgery?

Phil Botha, Darbhamulla V. Nagarajan, Philip S. Lewis and Joel Dunning.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 1467 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether Troponin I or T can effectively diagnose a perioperative...

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Cardiac surgery in patients with hematological disorders

Yuji Naito, Masato Nakajima, Hidenori Inoue and Koji Tsuchiya.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 407 words.

Cardioplegic arrest induces apoptosis signal-pathway in myocardial endothelial cells and cardiac myocytes

Uwe M. Fischer, Oliver Klass, Ulrike Stock, Jerry Easo, Hans J. Geissler, Juergen H. Fischer, Wilhelm Bloch and Uwe Mehlhorn.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3332 words.

Objective: Myocardial ischemia–reperfusion is associated with free radical-mediated injury and may be involved in cardiac apoptosis. The purpose of our study was to investigate...

Cardiothoracic surgery remains an attractive career in the United Kingdom

Douglas West.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 499 words.

Changes in type B natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations during cardiac valve replacement

A. Georges, F. Forestier, N. Valli, A. Plogin, G. Janvier and L. Bordenave.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2857 words.

Objective: The aim of our study was to investigate the ability of BNP levels to reveal the immediate post-surgery cardiac function improvement. We measured the perioperative...

Chronic stable ischaemia protects against myocyte damage during beating heart coronary surgery

Gerald Carr-White, Tat Koh, Anthony DeSouza, Elizabeth Haxby, Michael Kemp, James Hooper, Derek Gibson and John Pepper.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3920 words.

Objectives: Many patients with coronary artery disease demonstrate chronic resting ischaemic myocardial dysfunction. We have investigated whether this ischaemia influences the...

Derivation and validation of a clinical scoring system to predict the need for an intra-aortic balloon pump in patients undergoing adult cardiac surgery

Joel Dunning, J.K.K. Au, R.W.J. Millner and A.J. Levine.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2884 words.

The spectrum of patients receiving cardiac surgery are increasing in age and severity of illness. With the reduction of complications caused by the placement of an intra-aortic balloon pump...

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Digital versus analogue pleural drainage phase 1: prospective evaluation of interobserver reliability in the assessment of pulmonary air leaks

Anna L. McGuire, William Petrcich, Donna E. Maziak, Farid M. Shamji, Sudhir R. Sundaresan, Andrew J.E. Seely and Sebastien Gilbert.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 3134 words.

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The ability to accurately characterize a pulmonary air leak is an essential skill in chest medicine and surgery. The objective was to evaluate...

Distal thoracic aorta hemodynamics during exercise with continuous flow left ventricular assist system

Shin'ichiro Kihara, Kenji Yamazaki, Kenneth N. Litwak, Philip Litwak, Marina V. Kameneva, Takehide Akimoto, Bartley P. Griffith and Robert L. Kormos.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3185 words.

Objectives: Continuous flow left ventricular assist systems (LVAS) are being discussed as a destination therapy. LVAS patients will have expanded activity of daily life,...

Dopamine therapy for patients at risk of renal dysfunction following cardiac surgery: science or fiction?

Edwin B.C. Woo, Augustine T.M. Tang, Ahmed El Gamel, Brian Keevil, Donna Greenhalgh, Mark Patrick, Mark T. Jones and Timothy L. Hooper.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3283 words.

Objectives: We aimed to evaluate the renoprotective role of renal-dose dopamine on cardiac surgical patients at high risk of postoperative renal dysfunction. The latter...

Drugs in Cardiology

Edited by Juan Carlos Kaski, Carl Hayward, Saagar Mahida, Stuart Baker, Teck Khong and Juan Tamargo.

November 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Pharmacology; Obstetrics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Peri-operative Care. 768 pages.

This practical resource, organised both by clinical condition and specific drug, contains pharmacological data and up-to-date evidence for the clinical uses of each drug in an easily...

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Effect of low [CaCl2] and high [MgCl2] cardioplegia and moderate hypothermic ischemia on myoplasmic [Ca2+] and cardiac function in intact hearts

Jianzhong An, Amadou K.S. Camara, Qun Chen and David F. Stowe.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 6700 words.

Objective: Cold cardioplegia (CP) protects against ischemic damage in part by reducing [Ca2+]i overload on reperfusion. Hyperkalemic cardioplegic solutions are widely used in...

The effects of mitral annuloplasty rings on mitral valve complex 3-D geometry during acute left ventricular ischemia

David T. Lai, Tomasz A. Timek, Frederick A. Tibayan, G. Randall Green, George T. Daughters, David Liang, Neil B. Ingels and D. Craig Miller.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4653 words.

Objective: Annuloplasty rings are used to treat ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR), but their exact effects on 3-D geometry of the overall mitral valve complex during acute...

The effects of preoperative statins on the incidence of postoperative acute kidney injury in patients undergoing cardiac surgeries

Mohammad Hassan Nemati and Behrooz Astaneh.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Professional Development in Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3742 words.

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Recent evidence has emphasized multifunctional therapeutic effects of statins on renal protection after cardiac surgeries. We aimed to assess the...

Effects of purified poloxamer 407 gel on vascular occlusion and the coronary endothelium

Munir Boodhwani, Jun Feng, Shigetoshi Mieno, Basel Ramlawi, Neel Sodha, Richard Clements and Frank W. Sellke.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3889 words.

Objective: Vascular occlusion during off-pump coronary surgery often results in sub-optimal visualization and endothelial damage of the target vessel. We have previously...