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A 10-year angiographic follow-up of competitive flow in sequential and composite arterial grafts

Hiroyuki Nakajima, Junjiro Kobayashi, Koji Toda, Tomoyuki Fujita, Yusuke Shimahara, Yoichiro Kasahara and Soichiro Kitamura.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2949 words.

Objective: Physiological reaction to competitive flow is considered as the primary mechanism of arterial graft occlusion. Reopening of graft lumen had been also reported, but...

A 12-year follow-up on the changes in health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Matti Hokkanen, Otso Järvinen, Heini Huhtala and Matti R. Tarkka.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3268 words.

OBJECTIVES

Improvement in quality of life (QoL) and survival benefit are the primary objectives of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. The profile...

A 15-year study of the changing demographics and infection risk in a new UK cardiac surgery unit

Alice H. Taylor, Annelies E. Mitchell and Ian M. Mitchell.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3239 words.

OBJECTIVES

National trends in cardiac surgery show a shift towards a higher preoperative risk profile and factors that might also be expected to increase the...

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A 17-year experience with mitral valve repair with artificial chordae in infants and children

Shinichiro Oda, Toshihide Nakano, Hideki Tatewaki, Kazuhiro Hinokiyama, Daisuke Machida and Hideaki Kado.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3723 words.

OBJECTIVES

We sought to examine our long-term results of mitral valve (MV) repair with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) sutures and to determine the...

A 5-year clinical experience with bipolar radiofrequency ablation for permanent atrial fibrillation concomitant to coronary artery bypass grafting and aortic valve surgery

Stephan Geidel, Michael Lass and Jörg Ostermeyer.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2435 words.

Abstract

This study analyses the 5-year results of permanent atrial fibrillation (pAF) bipolar radiofrequency (RF) ablation surgery concomitant to coronary...

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A 76-year old man with a torn Freedom SOLO bioprosthesis

Laurens W. Wollersheim, Wilson W. Li, Jan van der Meulen and Bas A. de Mol.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1103 words.

We describe a case of a 76-year old male who presented with progressive dyspnoea. He underwent an aortic valve replacement with a Freedom SOLO bioprosthesis 6 years ago. Transthoracic...

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110A BIOCOMPATIBLE PERFUSION STRATEGY IS SAFE AND IS ASSOCIATED WITH EXCELLENT CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND REDUCED BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY SERIES OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING: A TWO-CENTRE STUDY

O. Shapira, A. Korach, F. Pinaud, A. Dabah, Y. Bao, J.J. Corbeau, J.L. de Brux and C. Baufreton.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: The profile of patients referred for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is continuously changing to include older patients with multiple comorbidities. We assessed the...

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007A COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS SIMULATION STUDY OF CORONARY BLOOD FLOW AFFECTED BY GRAFT PLACEMENT

J. Lassaline and B. Moon.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: To determine the effect of graft placement and orientation on flow rates through a partially obstructed coronary artery.

Methods: A numerical, parametric study of blood...

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246A MONITORING AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CONTROL SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING AORTIC VALVE CLOSING

S. Spiliopoulos, N. Greatrex, D. Guersoy, R. Graefe, U. Steinseifer, T. Schmitz-Rode, R. Koerfer and G. Tenderich.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: Accurate monitoring and assessment of the residual cardiac function of a patient supported by a ventricular assist device (VAD) is critical for better patient management and...

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003A NEW INDICATOR OF POSTOPERATIVE DELAYED AWAKENING AFTER TOTAL AORTIC ARCH REPLACEMENT

T. Shirasaka, K. Okada, H. Kano, T. Inoue, M. Matsumori and Y. Okita.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: The clinical usefulness of regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO2) as a predictor of postoperative delayed awakening was validated.

Methods: From 2008 to 2011, 101...

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086A NEW STRATEGY IN THE TREATMENT OF CHEMORESISTANT LUNG ADENOCARCINOMA VIA siRNA SPECIFIC SILENCING OF SRF, E2F1, SURVIVIN, HIF AND STAT 3

M.G. Stoleriu, V. Steger, M. Mustafi, W. Schneider, H.P. Wendel, T. Walker and C. Schlensak.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: According to the S3 guidelines for lung cancer, the current therapeutic regimen is an individualized, multidisciplinary concept. In addition, chemotherapy represents an...

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044A NEW SURGICAL PROCEDURE FOR PALMAR HYPERHIDROSIS: IS IT POSSIBLE TO PERFORM ENDOSCOPIC SYMPATHECTOMY UNDER INTRAVENOUS ANAESTHESIA WITHOUT INTUBATION?

H. Tang, L. Xue, Z. Xu, B. Li, X. Zhao and B. Wu.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: Palmar hyperhidrosis is a common dysfunctional disorder. Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) was the most popular treatment method. However, until now there have been few,...

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113A POSITIVE INFLUENCE OF PULSATILE CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS ON RENAL FUNCTION IN ELDERLY PATIENTS UNDERGOING AORTIC VALVE SURGERY

M. Dodonov, A. Milano, W. Van Oeveren, Y.J. Gu, M. Tessari, T. Menon, F. Onorati and G. Faggian.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: To evaluate whether pulsatile cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has any protective influence on renal function in elderly patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR).

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065A PROPENSITY-MATCHED ANALYSIS OF OUTCOMES AND LONG-TERM SURVIVAL IN STENTED VERSUS STENTLESS VALVES FOR AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT

B. Shultz, T.A. Timek, A.T. Davis, J.C. Heiser, E.T. Murphy, L.H. Patzelt, C.L. Willekes and R.L. Hooker.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: To compare the perioperative and long-term survival after aortic valve replacement (AVR) using stentless versus stented valves in a large cohort of patients grouped using...

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181A SIMPLE WAY TO TREAT MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE: CHORDAL REPLACEMENT USING A NEW MITRAL LEAFLET RETRACTOR

N. Kashiyama, T. Masai, M. Yoshitatsu, T. Yamauchi, Y. Ogasawara, Y. Matsunaga and Y. Sawa.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: The most difficult aspect of chordal replacement during mitral valve repair is to determine the correct length of the new chordae. A simple technique of chordal replacement was...

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Aarskog syndrome with aortic root dilatation and sub-valvular aortic stenosis: surgical management

S. Mahmoud Nouraei, Asif Hasan, Milind P. Chaudhari and Joel Dunning.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 970 words.

Aarskog syndrome is a familial condition associated with craniofacial anomalies, genital malformations and short stature. Affected children have significantly higher chance of having...

Abdominal abscess: late complication after gastroepiploic coronary artery bypass grafting

Clinton T. Lloyd, Raimondo Ascione, Shiv Gupta and Gianni D. Angelini.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1123 words.

The gastroepiploic artery is widely used an arterial conduit during coronary artery revascularisation surgery. We report an unusual complication of a 56-year-old man who developed a late...

Abdominal aorta infection by Streptococcus pyogenes

Dominique Schaakxs, Alexander Fumeaux, Ludwig K. von Segesser and Denis A. Berdajs.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 185 words.

Abdominal aortic occlusion of young adults

Federico Bucci, Leslie Fiengo, Samer Hamati and Philippe Plagnol.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1192 words.

The occlusion of the infrarenal aorta is a rare event, which is potentially life threatening. We present the case of a heavy smoking, 35-year-old woman who was referred to the emergency...

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Abdominal arterial conduits for CABG and GI complications

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.