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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...

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.

OBJECTIVES

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

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...

The architecture of the ventricular mass and its functional implications for organ-preserving surgery

Paul P. Lunkenheimer, Klaus Redmann and Robert H. Anderson.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 6051 words.

It has generally been accepted that the myocardial fibres within the ventricular mass are arranged in syncytial fashion, precluding the identification of discrete and isolated muscular...

Assessment of the aggregate risk score to predict mortality after surgical biopsy for interstitial lung disease

Nicola Rotolo, Andrea Imperatori, Albino Poli, Elisa Nardecchia, Massimo Castiglioni, Maria Cattoni and Lorenzo Dominioni.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3035 words.

OBJECTIVES

An aggregate risk score (range 0–6 points) for predicting mortality after surgical biopsy for interstitial lung disease (ILD) was recently...

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...

B-type natriuretic peptide following thoracic surgery: a predictor of postoperative cardiopulmonary complications

Lucio Cagini, Marco Andolfi, Christian Leli, Rossella Potenza, Mark Ragusa, Elisa Scarnecchia, Jacopo Vannucci, Reitze Rodseth and Francesco Puma.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4311 words.

OBJECTIVES

B-type natriuretic peptides (BNPs) are secreted by the human heart in response to ventricular wall stretch or myocardial ischaemia, and predict...

The burden of death following discharge after lobectomy

Laura Schneider, Forough Farrokhyar, Colin Schieman, Waël C. Hanna, Yaron Shargall and Christian J. Finley.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4441 words.

OBJECTIVES

Pulmonary lobectomy is the most commonly performed surgery for lung cancer and remains the gold standard operative treatment. The reported...

Cardiac motion and fiber shortening: the whole and its parts

Gerald D. Buckberg, Heinz Schelbert and Aman Mahajan.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2868 words.

Radionuclide ventriculography findings in 24 subjects show that the ventricular blood pool motion goes from base to apex, a finding that contradicts the expectation that an apex to base...

Cardiac output monitoring by pressure recording analytical method in cardiac surgery

Pierpaolo Giomarelli, Bonizella Biagioli and Sabino Scolletta.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3561 words.

Objective: A less-invasive method has been developed that may provide an alternative to monitor cardiac output from arterial pressure: beat-to-beat values of cardiac output can...

Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis as a sequel to lobectomy for lung cancer

Atsuhisa Tamura, Junko Suzuki, Takeshi Fukami, Hirotoshi Matsui, Shinobu Akagawa, Ken Ohta, Akira Hebisawa and Fumiaki Takahashi.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 4021 words.

OBJECTIVES

Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) is an emerging complication after lobectomy for lung cancer. This retrospective study aimed to determine the...

Clinical characteristics relevant to myocardial cell apoptosis: analysis of pericardial fluid

Kazuhiko Doi, Koji Hasegawa, Masatoshi Fujita, Ario Yamazato, Kazuo Yamanaka, Masaki Watanabe, Keiichi Tambara and Masashi Komeda.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2117 words.

We investigated the pro-apoptotic potential of pericardial fluids from patients with different clinical conditions on cultured neonatal rat cardiomyocytes. Pericardial fluids were obtained...

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Clinical evaluation of quality of life: a survey among members of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)

Cecila Pompili, Nuria Novoa and Bram Balduyck.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2268 words.

OBJECTIVES

Quality of life (QoL) has been recognized as an important postoperative outcome. Despite the growing interest in this topic, there is almost no...

Comparison of physical and biological properties of CardioCel® with commonly used bioscaffolds

William M L Neethling, Kirsten Puls and Alethea Rea.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 4384 words.

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OBJECTIVES

Durability of bioscaffolds cross-linked with glutaraldehyde and used in cardiovascular surgery...

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Coronary flow characteristics after a Bentall procedure with or without sinuses of Valsalva

Ruggero De Paulis, Fabrizio Tomai, Fabio Bertoldo, Anna S. Ghini, Raffaele Scaffa, Paolo Nardi and Luigi Chiariello.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3144 words.

Objectives: The sinuses of Valsalva are known to contribute to the normal function of the aortic valve. Little is known about their role in promoting coronary artery blood...

Coronary grafts flow and cardiac pacing modalities: how to improve perioperative myocardial perfusion

Giuseppe D'Ancona, Martin Hargrove, John Hinchion, B.C. Ramesh, Jehan Zeb Chughtai, Muhammad Nadeem Anjum, Aonghus O'Donnell and Tom Aherne.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2010 words.

Objective: Aim of this study was to investigate modifications of coronary grafts flow during different pacing modalities after CABG. Materials and methods: Two separate...

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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Description and evaluation of a ventriculo-coronary artery bypass device that provides bi-directional coronary flow

Robert W. Emery, Thierry Carrel, Randall K. Wolf, Marvin J. Slepian and Katherine S. Tweden.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3994 words.

Objective: The objective of this study was to assess acute patency of a new myocardial revascularization device that connects the left ventricular cavity to a coronary artery...

Diaphragmatic function in infants and children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a cross-sectional study

Sonia Khirani, Alessandro Amaddeo, Naziha Khen-Dunlop, Jorge Olmo Arroyo, Alexandre Lapillonne, Odile Becquet, Elsa Kermorvant-Duchemin, Sylvie Beaudoin, Véronique Rousseau, Christophe Delacourt and Brigitte Fauroux.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 4321 words.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES

Few studies have evaluated long-term diaphragmatic function in congenital diaphragmatic hernia...