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Alternative approach for right ventricular failure after left ventricular assist device placement in animal model

Tomohiro Saito, Koichi Toda, Yoshiaki Takewa, Tomonori Tsukiya, Toshihide Mizuno, Yoshiyuki Taenaka and Eisuke Tatsumi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 3803 words.

OBJECTIVES

Right ventricular failure after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation is associated with high mortality. This study was designed to...

Aspergillus aortitis: a cause for aortic perforation in a patient following combined aortic valve surgery and liver transplantation

Rajesh Hanvesakul, Ranjit Deshpande, Cornelia S. Carr and Nuzhat Akbar.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 1754 words.

We report a case of aspergillus fumigatus aortitis in a patient following combined aortic valve replacement and orthotopic liver transplantation for significant aortic stenosis and...

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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....

Diagnosis of inverted left-atrial appendage (LAA) with CT-chest

Francesco Patanè, Edoardo Zingarelli, Fabrizio Ceresa and Mauro Rinaldi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 91 words.

Endoluminal and surgical treatment for the management of Stanford Type A aortic dissection

Hongkun Zhang, Ming Li, Wei Jin and Zhongao Wang.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 1054 words.

Stanford Type A aortic dissection is a life-threatening disease. A 46-year-old female patient with Stanford Type A aortic dissection was successfully treated by placing a stent-graft into...

Giant left atrial thrombus in a transplanted heart

Pierre Ambrosi, Olivier Ghez, Alberto Ribéri and Dominique Métras.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 115 words.

Hybrid stenting therapy for dysphagia aortica with Rokitansky's diverticulum concomitant with thoracic aortic aneurysm

Kenichi Okamura, Yoshihiro Suematsu, Sei Morizumi and Mitsuhiro Kawata.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 1062 words.

An 87-year old man with a past medical history of a descending aortic aneurysm for 20 years presented with progressive dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia. Computed tomography angiography...

Hypoxia and reoxygenation do not upregulate adhesion molecules and natural killer cell adhesion on human endothelial cells in vitro

Christine F. Maurus, Dörthe Schmidt, Mårten K.J. Schneider, Marko I. Turina, Jörg D. Seebach and Gregor Zünd.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 4235 words.

Objectives: Ischemia/reperfusion injury is characterized by endothelial cell activation leading to increased expression of adhesion molecules such as inter-cellular adhesion...

Immunological and echocardiographic evaluation of decellularized versus cryopreserved allografts during the Ross operation

Francisco Diniz Affonso da Costa, Pascal Maria Dohmen, Daniele Duarte, Cristina von Glenn, Sérgio Veiga Lopes, Hermínio Haggi Filho, Marise Brenner Affonso da Costa and Wolfgang Konertz.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Transplant Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4689 words.

Objective: Compare the immunological and echocardiographic data of decellularized versus cryopreserved allografts used for RVOT reconstruction during Ross operation. Methods:...

Impact of surgical correction of pectus excavatum on cardiac function: insights on the right ventricle. A cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

Agnieszka Töpper, Susanne Polleichtner, Anja Zagrosek, Marcel Prothmann, Julius Traber, Carsten Schwenke, Florian von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff, Klaus Schaarschmidt and Jeanette Schulz-Menger.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 5067 words.

OBJECTIVES

Pectus excavatum (PE) is often regarded as a cosmetic disease, while its effect on cardiac function is under debate. Data regarding cardiac...

Impact of T-cell-mediated immune response on xenogeneic heart valve transplantation: short-term success and mid-term failure

Anna C Biermann, Julia Marzi, Eva Brauchle, Maria Schneider, Angela Kornberger, Sherif Abdelaziz, Julian L Wichmann, Christophe T Arendt, Eike Nagel, Kelvin G M Brockbank, Martina Seifert, Katja Schenke-Layland and Ulrich A Stock.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 4304 words.

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OBJECTIVES

Allogeneic frozen cryopreserved heart valves (allografts or homografts) are commonly used in...

Is thoracoscopic patent ductus arteriosus closure superior to conventional surgery?

Tomasz Stankowski, Sleiman Sebastian Aboul-Hassan, Jakub Marczak and Romuald Cichon.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 2984 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether thoracoscopic patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure is superior...

Large ascending aorta aneurysm compressing and thrombosing the right pulmonary artery

Christophoros N. Foroulis, Nikolaos A. Desimonas and Nikolaos B. Tsilimingas.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 135 words.

Lower mini-sternotomy in congenital heart disease: just a cosmetic improvement?

Maria Garcia Vieites, Ivonne Cardenas, Hugo Loyola, Laura Fernandez Arias, Irene Garcia Hernandez, Isaac Martinez-Bendayan, Fernando Rueda, Jose J. Cuenca Castillo, Francisco Portela Torron and Victor Bautista-Hernández.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 2591 words.

OBJECTIVES

Lower mini-sternotomy represents a minimally invasive surgical technique that has been utilized for the repair of a wide variety of congenital...

Minimally invasive approach for aortic arch surgery employing the frozen elephant trunk technique

Ali El-Sayed Ahmad, Petar Risteski, Nestoras Papadopoulos, Medhat Radwan, Anton Moritz and Andreas Zierer.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Transplant Surgery. 3319 words.

OBJECTIVES

Classically, repair of extensive thoracic aortic pathologies including the aortic arch and descending aorta required two separate major surgical...

Minimally invasive atrial septal defect closure: what is that?

Christian Schreiber.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Transplant Surgery. 630 words.

Minimally invasive thoracoscopic ligation of a persistent left superior vena cava

Nora Goebel, Henning von Loewensprung, Martin Beyer and Ulrich F.W. Franke.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 892 words.

Persistent left superior vena cava draining into the left atrium is a rare congenital venous anomaly, which remains asymptomatic and therefore undetected in most cases. Paradoxical...

Mitral valve repair after a right pneumonectomy: a minimally invasive approach

David Rose, Chee K. Liew and Joseph Zacharias.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences; Transplant Surgery. 1140 words.

A 31-year old man was admitted to our unit with severe mitral regurgitation secondary to infective endocarditis on a background of a right pneumonectomy performed 8 years previously for a...

A new strategy in the treatment of chemoresistant lung adenocarcinoma via specific siRNA transfection of SRF, E2F1, Survivin, HIF and STAT3

Mircea Gabriel Stoleriu, Volker Steger, Migdat Mustafi, Martin Michaelis, Jindrich Cinatl, Wilke Schneider, Andrea Nolte, Julia Kurz, Hans Peter Wendel, Christian Schlensak and Tobias Walker.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 5485 words.

OBJECTIVES

According to the actual treatment strategies of lung cancer, the current therapeutic regimen is an individualized, multidisciplinary concept. The...

Non-invasive diagnostic of cardiac allograft vasculopathy by 31P magnetic resonance chemical shift imaging

Thierry Caus, Frank Kober, Pablo Marin, Annick Mouly-Bandini, Jacques Quilici, Dominique Métras, Patrick J. Cozzone and Monique Bernard.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 2952 words.

Background: Coronary angiography is still the gold standard for the diagnosis of cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV) for which alternative non-invasive diagnostic approaches...