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Antithrombin activity in children with chylothorax

Vera Bernet-Buettiker, Katharina Waldvogel, Vincenzo Cannizzaro and Manuela Albisetti.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Clinical Genetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine. 1979 words.

Objective: To determine whether increased antithrombin loss is present in children with chylothorax after cardiac surgery. Methods: Plasma and pleural effusion samples of...

The Aristotle score: a complexity-adjusted method to evaluate surgical results

F. Lacour-Gayet, D. Clarke, J. Jacobs, J. Comas, S. Daebritz, W. Daenen, W. Gaynor, L. Hamilton, M. Jacobs, B. Maruszsewski, M. Pozzi, T. Spray, G. Stellin, C. Tchervenkov and C. Mavroudis.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Clinical Genetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine. 4772 words.

Objectives: Quality control is difficult to achieve in Congenital Heart Surgery (CHS) because of the diversity of the procedures. It is particularly needed, considering the...

Biventricular repair in double outlet right ventricle: surgical results based on the STS-EACTS International Nomenclature classification

John H. Artrip, Henning Sauer, David N. Campbell, Max B. Mitchell, Christoph Haun, Melvin C. Almodovar, Viktor Hraska and Francois Lacour-Gayet.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 3679 words.

The changing management of chylothorax in the modern era

Bradley Bender, Vijayashree Murthy and Ronald S. Chamberlain.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics. 4882 words.

Initial conservative therapy is applied to all cases of chylothorax (CTx) with expected excellent outcomes. The indication for aggressive surgical treatment of early CTx remains uncertain...

Does the Aristotle Score predict outcome in congenital heart surgery?

Nicholas Kang, Victor T. Tsang, Martin J. Elliott, Marc R. de Leval and Timothy J. Cole.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics. 1741 words.

Objective: The Aristotle Score has been proposed as a measure of ‘complexity’ in congenital heart surgery, and a tool for comparing performance amongst different centres. To...

Feasibility and related outcome of intraluminal pulmonary artery banding

Stany Sandrio, Ariawan Purbojo, Florian Arndt, Okan Toka, Martin Glöckler, Sven Dittrich, Robert Cesnjevar and André Rüffer.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 5750 words.

OBJECTIVES

This retrospective study evaluated the feasibility and related outcome of intraluminal pulmonary artery banding (I-PAB).

MET...

High-vacuum drains rival conventional underwater-seal drains after pediatric heart surgery

Andrew E. Newcomb, Nelson Alphonso, Martin A. Nørgaard, Andrew D. Cochrane, Tom R. Karl and Christian P. Brizard.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Clinical Genetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine. 3092 words.

Objective: The collection of fluid in the mediastinum after cardiac surgery is traditionally prevented using underwater seal drains that may be connected to low-pressure...

Intraoperative stenting of pulmonary arteries

Regina Bökenkamp, Nico A. Blom, Daniel De Wolf, Kristine Francois, Jaap Ottenkamp and Mark G. Hazekamp.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 1656 words.

Objective: The surgical treatment of pulmonary artery stenoses in small children with complex cardiac lesions can be technically difficult. A hybrid-approach combining...

Living patches engineered from human umbilical cord derived fibroblasts and endothelial progenitor cells

Dörthe Schmidt, Anita Mol, Stefan Neuenschwander, Christian Breymann, Matthias Gössi, Gregor Zund, Marko Turina and Simon P. Hoerstrup.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics. 3472 words.

Objective: A major shortcoming in contemporary congenital heart surgery is the lack of viable replacement materials with the capacity of growth and regeneration. Here we...

Mid term course after pediatric right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction: a comparison of homografts, porcine xenografts and Contegras

Dietmar Boethig, Wolf-Rüdiger Thies, Hartmut Hecker and Thomas Breymann.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics. 4330 words.

Objective: Homografts and porcine xenografts are valved conduits for pediatric RVOT reconstruction. They lack availability and durability. The Contegra, a glutaraldehyde fixed...

Mixed total anomalous pulmonary venous connection

Enrico Aidala and Pietro Angelo Abbruzzese.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Clinical Genetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine. 124 words.

Neonatal Ross–Konno operation and endocardial fibroelastosis resection after foetal percutaneous aortic valve balloon valvuloplasty: a complex approach to rescue the left heart

Carolina Perez-Negueruela, Javier Mayol, Fredy Prada and Jose Maria Caffarena-Calvar.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Clinical Genetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 755 words.

We report a case of a patient who presented with aortic stenosis and a borderline left ventricle during foetal life. A balloon aortic valve valvuloplasty was performed in uterus, and in the...

The non-circular shape of FloWatch®-PAB prevents the need for pulmonary artery reconstruction after banding

Antonio F Corno, Martin Prosi, Pierre Fridez, Paolo Zunino, Alfio Quarteroni and Ludwig K von Segesser.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 4031 words.

Objective: To evaluate the differences between non-circular shape of FloWatch®-PAB and conventional pulmonary artery (PA) banding. Methods: Geometrical analysis....

Outcome of cardiac surgery in low birth weight and premature infants

Guido Oppido, Carlo Pace Napoleone, Roberto Formigari, Davide Gabbieri, Davide Pacini, Guido Frascaroli and Gaetano Gargiulo.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 4184 words.

Objective: Low birth weight or premature infants may require early surgical treatment of congenital cardiac lesions because of their poor clinical status. Even thought early...

Oversizing pulmonary homograft conduits does not significantly decrease allograft failure in children

Tara Karamlou, Ross M. Ungerleider, Bahaaldin Alsoufi, Grant Burch, Michael Silberbach, Mark Reller and Irving Shen.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Clinical Genetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 3063 words.

Objective: Placement of oversized pulmonary ventricle–pulmonary artery conduits is routinely performed to decrease conduit failure in children. However, this practice has...

Pedunculated intercostal fat mimicking intrapleural adhesions

Muhammad Umar Rafiq, Jason M. Ali and Filip Van Tornout.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; History of Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics. 131 words.

Prevention of late postpneumonectomy complications using a 3D printed lung in dog models

Xiaojun Li, Hui Cai, Xiaohai Cui, Peilong Cao, Jing Zhang, Gang Li and Jia Zhang.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Clinical Genetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery; Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine. 3850 words.

OBJECTIVES

Repositioning of the mediastinum with implantation of a prosthesis seems the favoured approach to treat late complications of pneumonectomy caused...

Quality assurance in congenital heart surgery

Nicholas Kang, Victor T. Tsang, Steve Gallivan, Chris Sherlaw-Johnson, Timothy J. Cole, Martin J. Elliott and Marc R. de Leval.

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; Clinical Genetics. 2812 words.

Objective: The aim of this study was to develop a graphical method of risk-stratified outcome analysis in paediatric cardiac surgery to provide a means of continuous,...

The RACHS-1 risk categories reflect mortality and length of stay in a Danish population of children operated for congenital heart disease

Signe Holm Larsen, Jens Pedersen, Jacob Jacobsen, Søren Paaske Johnsen, Ole Kromann Hansen and Vibeke Hjortdal.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics. 2991 words.

Objective: The Risk Adjusted classification for Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) was created in order to compare in-hospital mortality for groups of children undergoing...

Reply to Di Carlo REV (Lecompte) procedure: how much better than the Rastelli operation?

Jeong Ryul Lee and Hong Gook Lim.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 600 words.