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Adjuvant therapy

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

in Breast Disease Management

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2352 words.

Adjuvant therapy. Advancements in adjuvant therapy for breast cancer have contributed significantly to the reduction in breast cancer mortality. Various adjuvant therapies are available to...

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An aggregate score to predict the risk of large pleural effusion after pulmonary lobectomy

Ralitsa Hristova, Cecilia Pompili, Sofina Begum, Michele Salati, Manos Kefaloyannis, Vasileios Tentzeris, Kostas Papagiannopoulos and Alessandro Brunelli.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 3552 words.

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The volume of pleural effusion is one of the determinants of chest drain removal following pulmonary resection. Recent research suggests that...

Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

Jan Jakobsson.

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care; Operating Department Practice; Communication Skills; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 118 pages.

This practical online reference provides an overview of the scope of day surgical anaesthesia and features simple and ready-to-use suggestions for the selection of drugs, techniques and...

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Analgesics in day case surgery

Jan Jakobsson.

in Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Peri-operative Care. 6261 words.

• The day case patient is to leave the hospital within hours following surgery; thus special emphasis must be placed on providing adequate pain management throughout the perioperative course as well...

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Aortic valve replacement and coronary revascularization in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

Karsten Knobloch, Artur Lichtenberg, Rainer G. Leyh and Jörg Schubert.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1593 words.

Cardiac surgery in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), which is an acquired hemolytic anemia associated with thrombocytopenia and an abnormal susceptibility to venous...

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Apical suction leads to severe ischemia of the ventricular apex

Angel L. Fernández, José B. García-Bengochea, Julian Alvarez, Luis F. Pérez, José M. Suárez, Jerónimo Forteza, Joaquín Cortés and Amparo Martínez.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3557 words.

Back Pain

Edited by Sam Chong, Roman Cregg and Andrew Souter.

September 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Pain Medicine; Psychiatry; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Rheumatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 176 pages.

This resource summarises the current literature on management of back pain and provides evidence-based, practical guidelines for clinicians.

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Beneficial effects of bilevel positive airway pressure after surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass

Yoshiyuki Takami and Hiroshi Ina.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2098 words.

To support injured lungs, we have been applying bilevel positive airway pressure for adult patients undergoing surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Among 120 consecutive patients, 31...

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Beta-blocking therapy in patients with the Marfan syndrome and entire aortic replacement

Lilian J. Meijboom, Berend E. Westerhof, Gijs J. Nollen, Jos A.E. Spaan, Bas A.J.M. de Mol, Michael J.H.M. Jacobs and Barbara J.M. Mulder.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 2708 words.

Objective: β-blocking therapy is the standard therapy in non-operated Marfan patients, however its efficacy after entire aortic replacement is unknown. The aim of this study...

Breast Disease Management

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Allied Health Professions; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Skills; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Nursing Skills; Communication Skills. 264 pages.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 10 women and the majority of UK women will attend a breast clinic at least once during their lives. The patient's journey through assessment and management is one...

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Can cardiac troponins be used to diagnose a perioperative myocardial infarction post cardiac surgery?

Phil Botha, Darbhamulla V. Nagarajan, Philip S. Lewis and Joel Dunning.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 1467 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether Troponin I or T can effectively diagnose a perioperative...

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Cardiac surgery in patients with hematological disorders

Yuji Naito, Masato Nakajima, Hidenori Inoue and Koji Tsuchiya.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 407 words.

Cardioplegic arrest induces apoptosis signal-pathway in myocardial endothelial cells and cardiac myocytes

Uwe M. Fischer, Oliver Klass, Ulrike Stock, Jerry Easo, Hans J. Geissler, Juergen H. Fischer, Wilhelm Bloch and Uwe Mehlhorn.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3332 words.

Objective: Myocardial ischemia–reperfusion is associated with free radical-mediated injury and may be involved in cardiac apoptosis. The purpose of our study was to investigate...

Cardiothoracic surgery remains an attractive career in the United Kingdom

Douglas West.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 499 words.

Changes in type B natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations during cardiac valve replacement

A. Georges, F. Forestier, N. Valli, A. Plogin, G. Janvier and L. Bordenave.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2857 words.

Objective: The aim of our study was to investigate the ability of BNP levels to reveal the immediate post-surgery cardiac function improvement. We measured the perioperative...

Chronic stable ischaemia protects against myocyte damage during beating heart coronary surgery

Gerald Carr-White, Tat Koh, Anthony DeSouza, Elizabeth Haxby, Michael Kemp, James Hooper, Derek Gibson and John Pepper.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3920 words.

Objectives: Many patients with coronary artery disease demonstrate chronic resting ischaemic myocardial dysfunction. We have investigated whether this ischaemia influences the...

Clinical predictors of early cancer-related mortality following neoadjuvant therapy and oesophagectomy

Brendon M. Stiles, Gregory G. Salzler, Abu Nasar, Subroto Paul, Paul C. Lee, Jeffrey L. Port and Nasser K. Altorki.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgical Oncology. 4474 words.

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Although oesophagectomy can be curative for patients with oesophageal cancer (OC), it may be associated with high morbidity and decreased quality...

Complications following recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node dissection in oesophageal cancer surgery

Yusuke Taniyama, Go Miyata, Takashi Kamei, Toru Nakano, Shigeo Abe, Kazunori Katsura, Tadashi Sakurai, Jin Teshima, Makoto Hikage and Norikaki Ohuchi.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3819 words.

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The recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node is one of the most common metastatic sites in oesophageal cancer, and dissection of this lymph node is...

Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease

Edited by Mark McGurk and James Graham Combes.

November 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Histopathology; Epidemiology; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Anaesthetics; Surgical Skills; Paediatrics; Medical Oncology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 376 pages.

Addressing controversial and topical issues in the field of salivary gland disease and surgical management of salivary gland disease, this new edition integrates the newest clinical...

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Current Surgical Guidelines

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Surgical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Nursing Skills; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery. 464 pages.

Current Surgical Guidelines covers the main conditions requiring surgical care, such as breast cancer, critically ill surgical patients, and diverticular disease, and focuses on the...

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