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Accelerated acute severe antibody-mediated graft failure related to a Ross procedure 17 years earlier

Martin Andreas, Kathrin Freystaetter, Martin H Bernardi and Andreas Zuckermann.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 749 words.

Abstract

A 31-year-old male patient underwent a heart transplantation due to dilated cardiomyopathy. He experienced accelerated acute antibody-mediated...

Acute kidney injury and outcome following aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis

Dadi Helgason, Solveig Helgadottir, Sindri A. Viktorsson, Andri W. Orrason, Inga L. Ingvarsdottir, Arnar Geirsson and Tomas Gudbjartsson.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5492 words.

OBJECTIVES

Most studies on acute kidney injury (AKI) following open-heart surgery have focused on short-term outcome following coronary artery bypass...

Adenoviral gene transfer to the heart during cardiopulmonary bypass: effect of myocardial protection technique on transgene expression

J.M. Jones, K.H. Wilson, W.J. Koch and C.A. Milano.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3123 words.

Objective: Adenoviral gene transfer to the arrested heart during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a novel method of allowing prolonged vector contact with the myocardium. In...

Aortic and/or mitral valve surgery in patients with pulmonary hypertension performed via a minimally invasive approach

Priyanka Gosain, Maiteder Larrauri-Reyes, Christos G. Mihos, Esteban Escolar and Orlando Santana.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 1650 words.

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) in the setting of left-sided valvular heart disease is common, and significantly increases the risk of perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients...

Aortic root haemodynamics following David procedure: numerical analysis of 3-dimensional haemodynamics

Denis Berdajs, Selim Mosbahi, Zalan Forro, Marco Burki and Ludwig K. von Segesser.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 7344 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim was to determine 3-dimensional (3D) geometrical deformation of the aortic root (AoR) following the David procedure in order to evaluate...

Aortic valve replacement surgery reveals previously undiagnosed alkaptonuric ochronosis

Christian Pfeffer, Erik Bagaev, Karl Sotlar and Christian Hagl.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 81 words.

Aortic valve replacement through full sternotomy with a stented bioprosthesis versus minimally invasive sternotomy with a sutureless bioprosthesis

Magnus Dalén, Fausto Biancari, Antonino S. Rubino, Giuseppe Santarpino, Natalie Glaser, Herbert De Praetere, Keiichiro Kasama, Tatu Juvonen, Wanda Deste, Francesco Pollari, Bart Meuris, Theodor Fischlein, Carmelo Mignosa, Giuseppe Gatti, Aniello Pappalardo, Peter Svenarud and Ulrik Sartipy.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4857 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of this study was to analyse early postoperative outcomes and 2-year survival after aortic valve replacement (AVR) through a...

Aortic valve replacement with Edwards INTUITY sutureless bioprosthesis through right anterior minithoracotomy

Ilir Hysi, Ionut Carjaliu, Laurence Gautier and Olivier Fabre.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 700 words.

Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement through right anterior minithoracotomy has been shown as a reliable and interesting approach. However, the placement of a sutured valve may be...

Apical closure device for transapical valve procedures

Enrico Ferrari, Denis Berdajs, Piergiorgio Tozzi, Giuseppe Siniscalchi and Ludwig K. von Segesser.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 2279 words.

OBJECTIVES

Transapical transcatheter valve procedures are performed through a left minithoracotomy and require apical sutures to seal the apical access site....

Atrio-ventricular valve regurgitation in univentricular hearts: outcomes after repair

Daniela Laux, Mathieu Vergnat, Virginie Lambert, Marielle Gouton, Mohamed Ly, Marianne Peyre, Regine Roussin and Emre Belli.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 7741 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim was to describe the early and mid-term outcome after atrio-ventricular valve (AVV) repair in patients with univentricular hearts (UVHs)...

Balloon aortic valvuloplasty as a bridge to aortic valve surgery for severe aortic stenosis

Nnamdi Nwaejike, Keith Mills, Rod Stables and Mark Field.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 3953 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was, in patients with severe aortic stenosis, can balloon valvuloplasty be...

Bioartificial grafts for transmural myocardial restoration: a new cardiovascular tissue culture concept

Theo Kofidis, Andre Lenz, Jan Boublik, Payam Akhyari, Bjoern Wachsmann, Knut Mueller Stahl, Axel Haverich and Rainer G. Leyh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3228 words.

Objective: Survival of bioartificial grafts that are destined to restore cardiac function stands and falls with their nutrient supply. Engineering of myocardial tissue is...

Biological effects of off-pump vs. on-pump coronary artery surgery: focus on inflammation, hemostasis and oxidative stress

Paolo Biglioli, Aldo Cannata, Francesco Alamanni, Moreno Naliato, Massimo Porqueddu, Marco Zanobini, Elena Tremoli and Alessandro Parolari.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 6043 words.

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has been recognized as a cause of complex systemic inflammatory response, which significantly contributes to several adverse postoperative complications. In the...

Can radiological characteristics of preoperative cerebral lesions predict postoperative intracranial haemorrhage in endocarditis patients?

Mahmoud Diab, Albrecht Guenther, Philipp Scheffel, Christoph Sponholz, Thomas Lehmann, Johannes Hedderich, Gloria Faerber, Frank Brunkhorst, Mathias W. Pletz and Torsten Doenst.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5880 words.

OBJECTIVES

Infective endocarditis (IE) is associated with high mortality (20–40%) and neurological complications (20–50%). Postoperative intracranial...

Can we use minimally invasive mitral valve surgery as a safe alternative to sternotomy in high-risk patients?

Marco Moscarelli, Roberto Casula, Giuseppe Speziale and Thanos Athanasiou.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 2492 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether minimally invasive mitral valve surgery (MIMVS) should be...

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...

Cerebral mitochondrial dysfunction associated with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in neonatal swine

Constantine D Mavroudis, Michael Karlsson, Tiffany Ko, Marco Hefti, Javier I Gentile, Ryan W Morgan, Ross Plyler, Kobina G Mensah-Brown, Timothy W Boorady, Richard W Melchior, Tami M Rosenthal, Brandon C Shade, Kellie L Schiavo, Susan C Nicolson, Thomas L Spray, Robert M Sutton, Robert A Berg, Daniel J Licht, J William Gaynor and Todd J Kilbaugh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 4401 words.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES

Controversy remains regarding the use of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) in neonatal...

Challenges in developing a reseeded, tissue-engineered aortic valve prosthesis

Alexander Hof, Silja Raschke, Karina Baier, Laura Nehrenheim, Jessica Isabel Selig, Markus Schomaker, Artur Lichtenberg, Heiko Meyer and Payam Akhyari.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 6661 words.

OBJECTIVES

Biological heart valve prostheses are characterized by a limited durability due to the degenerative processes after implantation. Tissue...

Characterization of dysfunctional remote myocardium in left ventricular anterior aneurysms and improvements following surgical ventricular restoration using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary results

Srilakshmi M. Adhyapak, Prahlad G. Menon, V. Rao Parachuri, Devi P. Shetty and Fabio Fantini.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4161 words.

OBJECTIVES

In patients with previous myocardial infarction, the remote uninfarcted regions, although contractile, demonstrate dysfunctional wall kinetics...

The combined role of sinuses of Valsalva and flow pulsatility improves energy loss of the aortic valve

Andrea Salica, Giuseppe Pisani, Umberto Morbiducci, Raffaele Scaffa, Diana Massai, Alberto Audenino, Luca Weltert, Lorenzo Guerrieri Wolf and Ruggero De Paulis.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; History of Medicine; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4210 words.

OBJECTIVES

Normal aortic valve opening and closing movement is a complex mechanism mainly regulated by the blood flow characteristics and the cyclic...