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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 type A aortic dissection: characteristics and outcomes comparing patients with bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valve

Christian D. Etz, Konstantin von Aspern, Alexandro Hoyer, Felix F. Girrbach, Sergey Leontyev, Farhad Bakhtiary, Martin Misfeld and Friedrich W. Mohr.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5667 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of this study is to investigate the clinical characteristics and postoperative outcome of patients with a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV)...

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 root morphology: a paradigm for successful reconstruction

Denis A. Berdajs.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5506 words.

Aortic root (AoR) components provide synchronous and precise 3D deformation of the aortic root during the cardiac cycle in order to ensure closure and opening of the three leaflets over a...

Aortic root replacement: comparison of clinical outcome between different surgical techniques

Catalin Constantin Badiu, Marcus André Deutsch, Constantinos Sideris, Markus Krane, Ina Hettich, Bernhard Voss, Domenico Mazzitelli and Rüdiger Lange.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5969 words.

OBJECTIVES

To examine the influence of different surgical procedures on clinical outcome in patients undergoing aortic root replacement for ascending aorta...

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.

Are normal-sized ascending aortas at risk of late aortic events after aortic valve replacement for bicuspid aortic valve disease?

Kushtrim Disha, Mina Rouman, Maria-Anna Secknus, Thomas Kuntze and Evaldas Girdauskas.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4865 words.

OBJECTIVES

Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV)-associated aortopathy has been proposed to progress after isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR) surgery, which has...

Bicuspid aortic valve disease and ascending aortic aneurysm: should an aortic root replacement be mandatory?

Igor Vendramin, Matteo Meneguzzi, Sandro Sponga, Laura Deroma, Rossella Cimarosti, Cristina Lutman, Cristian Daffarra and Ugolino Livi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4957 words.

OBJECTIVES

The higher risk of adverse aortic events in patients with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) disease and ascending aorta aneurysm is known, but the...

Bicuspid aortic valve increases risk of permanent pacemaker implant following aortic root replacement

Laura Guglielmetti, Tamim Nazif, Robert Sorabella, Deniz Akkoc, Alex Kantor, Andres Gomez, Catherine Wang, Hiroo Takayama, Jose Dizon, Michael Borger and Isaac George.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5391 words.

OBJECTIVES

We aimed to assess the incidence and possible differences in postoperative conduction delay after aortic root replacement (ARR) in bicuspid aortic...

Bicuspid aortic valve: phosphorylation of c-Kit and downstream targets are prognostic for future aortopathy

Nimrat Grewal, Adriana C. Gittenberger-de Groot, Marco C. DeRuiter, Robert J.M. Klautz, Robert E. Poelmann, Sjoerd Duim, Johannes H.N. Lindeman, Wilke M.C. Koenraadt, Monique R.M. Jongbloed, Salah A. Mohamed, Hans-Hinrich Sievers, Ad J.J.C. Bogers and Marie-José Goumans.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4941 words.

OBJECTIVES

The clinical course of many patients with a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is complicated by ascending aortic dilatation. Currently, the indication...

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...

Bio-Bentall procedure versus isolated biological aortic valve replacement: a case-match study

Paul P. Urbanski, Nicolas Heinz, Michael Zacher and Anno Diegeler.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4271 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of the study was to evaluate whether a complete aortic root replacement using a composite graft with biological valve prosthesis carries a...

BRG1 expression is increased in thoracic aortic aneurysms and regulates proliferation and apoptosis of vascular smooth muscle cells through the long non-coding RNA HIF1A-AS1 in vitro

Shuwei Wang, Xiwu Zhang, Yang Yuan, Mengwei Tan, Le Zhang, Xiang Xue, Yan Yan, Lin Han and Zhiyun Xu.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3343 words.

OBJECTIVES

Brahma-related gene 1 (BRG1) and long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play important roles in cellular processes. However, little is known regarding...

Can data from registries be upgraded into structured information and possibly knowledge?

Paul Sergeant.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 1344 words.

Cardiac haemangioma with coronary–pulmonary artery fistula in one patient

Hongfei Xu, Weidong Li, Peng Teng and Yiming Ni.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods in Life Sciences; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 1136 words.

Cardiac haemangioma and coronary–pulmonary artery fistula are both rare entities. We present the case of a 45-year-old symptomatic male patient with a rare cardiac cavernous haemangioma....

Cardiomyopathy in Marfan syndrome

Roland Hetzer, Günter Siegel and Eva Maria Delmo Walter.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5290 words.

OBJECTIVES

This report aims to evaluate the existence of primary and secondary cardiomyopathy in patients with Marfan syndrome (MFS) who underwent surgical...

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...

A combined small cell carcinoma of the lung containing three components: small cell, spindle cell and squamous cell carcinoma, revisited

Mohamed Fouad Ismail, Abed A. Mowafy and Sersar I. Sameh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Gastroenterology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 494 words.

Comparison of ascending aortic cohesion between patients with bicuspid aortic valve stenosis and regurgitation

Jaroslav Benedik, Daniel S. Dohle, Daniel Wendt, Kevin Pilarczyk, Vivien Price, Fanar Mourad, Elizaveta Zykina, Ferdinand Stebner, Konstantinos Tsagakis and Heinz Jakob.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 2964 words.

OBJECTIVES

A bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is commonly associated with aortic wall abnormalities, including dilatation of the ascending aorta and increased...

Comparison of protein with DNA therapy for chronic myocardial ischemia using fibroblast growth factor-2

Claudia Heilmann, Patrick von Samson, Kerstin Schlegel, Tim Attmann, Bernd-Ulrich von Specht, Friedhelm Beyersdorf and Georg Lutter.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4172 words.

Objective: Treatment of coronary disease by growth factors has become an increasingly used strategy for otherwise untreatable patients and is subject to a number of clinical...