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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Joanna Chikwe, David Cooke and Aaron Weiss.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care; Preclinical Medicine; Operating Department Practice; Critical Care; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgical Skills; Reproduction, Growth and Development; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 856 pages.

This handbook covers all areas of adult and paediatric, cardiac and thoracic surgery, and intensive care, providing rapid, on-the-spot access to practical management advice and succinct...

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Causes and management of postpneumonectomy empyemas: our experience

Grzegorz Kacprzak, Marek Marciniak, Emanuel Addae-Boateng, Jerzy Kolodziej and Konrad Pawelczyk.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine. 2589 words.

Objective: Infection of the pleural cavity and development of empyema are potential dangers after pneumonectomy. In spite of decrease in frequency of postpneumonectomy empyemas...

A clinical score to predict acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery in a Southeast-Asian population

Chung Wei Nah, Lian Kah Ti, Weiling Liu, Roderica Rui Ge Ng, Liang Shen and Sophia Tsong Huey Chew.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 3465 words.

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Acute kidney injury (AKI) post-cardiac surgery is associated with significant in-hospital and long-term morbidity. This study aimed to develop a...

Comparative evaluation of high-flow nasal cannula and conventional oxygen therapy in paediatric cardiac surgical patients: a randomized controlled trial

Giuseppina Testa, Francesca Iodice, Zaccaria Ricci, Vincenzo Vitale, Francesca De Razza, Roberta Haiberger, Claudia Iacoella, Giorgio Conti and Paola Cogo.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3963 words.

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The aim of this study was to compare high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) and conventional O2 therapy (OT) in paediatric cardiac surgical patients; the...

Does ultrasound-guided central line insertion reduce complications and time to placement in elective patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Anthony Espinet and Joel Dunning.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1149 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether ultrasound probe central line placement reduced complications and...

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Editorial comment: Post-operative neuropsychological function unaffected by SjO2 monitoring in DHCA

Teruhisa Kazui.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery. 1143 words.

The effects of hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass on Doppler cerebral blood flow during the first 24 postoperative hours

Karim Bendjelid, Beate Poblete, Oskar Baenziger and Jacques-André Romand.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3888 words.

To provide understanding of influence of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) on cerebral blood flow (CBF), we investigated the effect of CPB on patients’ cerebral haemodynamic parameters....

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Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the cardiovascular patient: diagnostic and treatment guidelines

Ahmet Tayfun Gurbuz, William G. Elliott and Ayhan A. Zia.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 7440 words.

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia/thrombosis is an immunologic reaction to unfractionated heparin characterized by thrombocytopenia, platelet activation and thrombosis. A high index of...

Immediate postoperative extubation after minimally invasive direct coronary artery surgery (MIDCAB)

S. Fraund, H. Behnke, A. Boening and J. Cremer.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery. 2907 words.

We were interested whether immediate postoperative extubation and early discharge of the intensive care unit (ICU) is safe in minimally invasive direct coronary artery surgery (MIDCAB)...

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The impact of thoracic surgical access on early shoulder function: video-assisted thoracic surgery versus posterolateral thoracotomy

Wilson W.L. Li, Rosanna L.M. Lee, T.W. Lee, Calvin S.H. Ng, Alan D.L. Sihoe, Innes Y.P. Wan, Ahmed A. Arifi and Anthony P.C. Yim.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2715 words.

Objective: Whether video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) is associated with less shoulder dysfunction when compared with posterolateral thoracotomy (PLT) remains unclear. We...

Indications and results of sleeve carinal resection

Vladimir A. Porhanov, Igor S. Poliakov, Andrew P. Selvaschuk, Anatoly I. Grechishkin, Sergei D. Sitnik, Igor F. Nikolaev, Jury P. Efimtsev and Leonid G. Marchenko.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6753 words.

Objective: Carinal resection is the most complicated procedure in tracheobronchial surgery. The main aspects of the technique are still debated at the present time. We present...

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.

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...

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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Mitral valve repair of isolated posterior leaflet prolapse: resect or respect?

Christos Tourmousoglou, Spiros Lalos and Dimitrios Dougenis.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4479 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether it is best in a patient with posterior leaflet prolapse to resect...

Prospective, randomized, double-blinded trial of bone marrow cell transplantation combined with coronary surgery — perioperative safety study

Miia Lehtinen, Tommi Pätilä, Antti Vento, Esko Kankuri, Raili Suojaranta-Ylinen, Reino Pöyhiä and Ari Harjula.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; History of Medicine. 4786 words.

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We present here a sub-study of our prospective, randomized, double-blinded trial of bone marrow mononuclear cell (BMMC) transplantation with...

Rapid pleurodesis in symptomatic malignant pleural effusion

Erkan Yildirim, Koray Dural, Rasih Yazkan, Nurullah Zengin, Dilsad Yildirim, Nesimi Gunal and Unal Sakinci.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 2141 words.

Objective: The objective of the study was to see whether a rapid method of pleurodesis was superior to the standard protocol in patients with symptomatic malignant pleural...

Role of sevoflurane in organ protection during cardiac surgery in children: a randomized controlled trial

Dominique A. Bettex, Patrick M. Wanner, Marco Bosshart, Christian Balmer, Walter Knirsch, Hitendu Dave, Claudia Dillier, Christoph Bürki, Maja Hug, Burkhardt Seifert, Donat R. Spahn and Beatrice Beck-Schimmer.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5369 words.

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The protective effects of volatile anaesthetics against ischaemia–reperfusion injury have been shown in vitro, but clinical studies have yielded...

Simultaneous operation for cardiac disease and lung cancer

Francesco Patanè, Alessandro Verzini, Edoardo Zingarelli and Michele di Summa.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1761 words.

Concomitant lesions of the heart and lung have been increasing and the issue of performing simultaneous pulmonary resection and cardiac surgery remains controversial. We report a...

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Swan–Ganz bipolar pacing catheter entrapment in the tricuspid valve apparatus

Francesco Santini, Antonio Messina and Alessandro Mazzucco.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. 88 words.