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Acute coronary syndrome following repair of aortic dissection

J. Andreas Hoschtitzky, Louise Crawford, Mick Brack and John Au.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 1099 words.

Cardiac complications associated with type A aortic dissections are relatively common before and during the surgical repair. A cardiac event occurring a few days after routine recovery is...

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...

Acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: results of primary percutaneous coronary interventions are insufficient

Sotirios Spiliopoulos, Reiner Koerfer and Gero Tenderich.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 317 words.

Adenovirus-mediated overexpression of inhibitor kappa B-alpha attenuates postinfarct remodeling in the rat heart

Karola Trescher, Oliver Bernecker, Barbara Fellner, Marian Gyöngyösi, Sigurd Krieger, Rainer DeMartin, Ernst Wolner and Bruno K. Podesser.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 4504 words.

Objective: The transcription factor nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB) plays an important role in the inflammatory response following myocardial infarction. We hypothesized that...

Amniotic mesenchymal cells autotransplanted in a porcine model of cardiac ischemia do not differentiate to cardiogenic phenotypes

Saverio Sartore, Maddalena Lenzi, Annalisa Angelini, Angela Chiavegato, Lisa Gasparotto, Paolo De Coppi, Roberto Bianco and Gino Gerosa.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 5473 words.

Objective: Transplantation of stem cells in the acute ischemic myocardium (AMI) may play a role in the recovery of cardiac function. Here, we investigated the ability of...

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...

Are digital devices routinely useful in thoracic surgery or are they helpful only in selected cases?

Marco Chiappetta, Dania Nachira, Stefano Margaritora and Pierluigi Granone.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 656 words.

Assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction may invalidate the reliability of EuroSCORE

Carl-Johan Jakobsen, Peter Torp and Erik Sloth.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 2260 words.

Objective: To evaluate the impact of different echocardiographic methods for assessment of left ventricular dysfunction on the predictive value of EuroSCORE and thus its...

Bilobectomy for lung cancer: contemporary national early morbidity and mortality outcomes

Pascal A. Thomas, Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, Alain Bernard, Françoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Jacques Jougon, Laurent Brouchet, Gilbert Massard, Marcel Dahan and Anderson Loundou.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 4985 words.

OBJECTIVES

To determine contemporary early outcomes associated with bilobectomy for lung cancer and to identify their predictors using a nationally...

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...

Cardiac function in adults following minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum

Sebastian Udholm, Marie Maagaard, Hans Pilegaard and Vibeke Hjortdal.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3842 words.

OBJECTIVES

To study if minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (PE) in adult patients would improve cardiopulmonary function at rest and during...

Cardiogenic shock induced by a voluminous phaeochromocytoma rescued by concomitant extracorporeal life support and open left adrenalectomy

Simon Dang Van, Antoine Hamy, Noémie Hubert and Olivier Fouquet.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 1038 words.

Phaeochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine-secreting tumour involved in 0.1–0.2% cases of hypertension in the general population. Headache, palpitation and paroxystic sweating are the most...

Cell biology, MRI and geometry: insight into a microscopic/macroscopic marriage

Sérgio Almeida de Oliveira, Luís Henrique W. Gowdak, Gerald Buckberg and José Eduardo Krieger.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 4353 words.

Objective: The concept of cell therapy as an adjunctive therapy to myocardial surgical revascularization for patients with severe coronary artery disease is illustrated by two...

Cell transplantation to improve ventricular function in the failing heart

Gilbert H.L. Tang, Paul W.M. Fedak, Terrence M. Yau, Richard D. Weisel, Alex Kulik, Donald A.G. Mickle and Ren-Ke Li.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 6317 words.

Current therapies for congestive heart failure are limited in efficacy or in applicability. Cardiac cell transplantation offers a novel therapeutic approach to improve heart function....

Cerebral perfusion issues in acute type A aortic dissection without preoperative malperfusion: how do surgical factors affect outcomes?

Marianna Buonocore, Cristiano Amarelli, Michelangelo Scardone, Angelo Caiazzo, Giuseppe Petrone, Luigi Majello, Pasquale Santé, Gianantonio Nappi and Alessandro Della Corte.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 5841 words.

OBJECTIVES

Both preoperative (disease-related) and operative (management-related) variables make the assessment of the outcomes of acute type A aortic...

Chest pain control with kinesiology taping after lobectomy for lung cancer: initial results of a randomized placebo-controlled study

Andrea Imperatori, Annamaria Grande, Massimo Castiglioni, Laura Gasperini, Agnese Faini, Sebastiano Spampatti, Elisa Nardecchia, Lorena Terzaghi, Lorenzo Dominioni and Nicola Rotolo.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 5411 words.

OBJECTIVES

Kinesiology taping (KT) is a rehabilitative technique performed by the cutaneous application of a special elastic tape. We tested the safety and...

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.

OBJECTIVES

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

Clopidogrel in coronary artery surgery

Sinan Arsan, Koray AK and Selim Cemil Isbir.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 543 words.

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...

Combined transplantation of skeletal myoblasts and bone marrow stem cells for myocardial repair in rats

H.C. Ott, N. Bonaros, R. Marksteiner, D. Wolf, E. Margreiter, T. Schachner, G. Laufer and S. Hering.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 4639 words.

Objectives: To prove whether intramyocardial transplantation of combined skeletal myoblasts (SM) and mononuclear bone marrow stem cells is superior to the isolated...