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Acute and delayed toxicity of gemcitabine administered during isolated lung perfusion: a preclinical dose-escalation study in pigs

Pierre-Benoit Pagès, Valentin Derangere, Olivier Bouchot, Guy Magnin, Céline Charon-Barra, François Lokiec, François Ghiringhelli and Alain Bernard.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4850 words.

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Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide, with up to 25% of patients presenting with metastases at the time of...

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...

American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status facilitates risk stratification of elderly patients undergoing thoracoscopic lobectomy

Ruoyu Zhang, Thomas Kyriss, Jürgen Dippon, Matthias Hansen, Enole Boedeker and Godehard Friedel.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology. 4599 words.

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Accurate risk assessments are particularly important for elderly patients being considered for...

Anastomosis of the thoracic duct and the azygos vein for the treatment of recurrent chylothoraxes

Hexiao Tang, Yuquan Bai, Wulin Shen and Jinping Zhao.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Oncology; Surgical Oncology; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 787 words.

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Thoracic duct ligation is a widely accepted treatment option for chylothorax. This case report describes another treatment approach for recurrent...

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...

Aorto-bronchial fistula following aortic and bronchial stenting of a thoracic aneurysm

Ayman Abdul-Ghani, Sailaja Pisipati, Richard McWilliams and Richard D. Page.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery. 1148 words.

A 66-year-old man underwent repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm and synchronous stenting of a thoracic aneurysm compressing his left main bronchus. This resulted in further bronchial...

Application of HVJ-liposome mediated gene transfer in lung transplantation—distribution and transfection efficiency in the lung

Kenichi Ohmori, Shin-ichi Takeda, Shinichiro Miyoshi, Masato Minami, Shigeru Nakane, Mitsunori Ohta, Yoshiki Sawa and Hikaru Matsuda.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery. 2996 words.

Objective: A novel hemagglutinating virus of Japan (HVJ)-liposome-mediated gene transfer system has been shown to have benefits of a high efficiency of transfection and low...

Aprotinin attenuated ischemia–reperfusion injury in an isolated rat lung model after 18-hours preservation

Takehiko Shimoyama, Noriyuki Tabuchi, Katsuo Kojima, Hideki Akamatsu, Hirokuni Arai, Hiroyuki Tanaka and Makoto Sunamori.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery. 4293 words.

Objective: Ischemia–reperfusion injury is a major factor in the early phase of lung transplantation. We hypothesized that aprotinin, a nonspecific serine protease inhibitor,...

Aprotinin decreases reperfusion injury and allograft dysfunction in clinical lung transplantation

Hartmuth B. Bittner, Markus Richter, Thomas Kuntze, Axel Rahmel, Peter Dahlberg, Marshall Hertz and Friedrich W. Mohr.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery. 4970 words.

Objective: Primary graft dysfunction caused by ischemia–reperfusion injury is one of the most frequent causes of early morbidity and death after lung transplantation. We...

Are digital devices routinely useful in thoracic surgery or are they helpful only in selected cases?

Marco Chiappetta, Dania Nachira, Stefano Margaritora and Pierluigi Granone.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 656 words.

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...

Astrocyte elevated gene-1 is overexpressed in non-small-cell lung cancer and associated with increased tumour angiogenesis

Qiuping Ding, Yingrong Chen, Shunli Dong, Xuting Xu, Jin Liu, Pengtao Song, Caihua Yu and Zhihong Ma.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Vascular Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3673 words.

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Astrocyte elevated gene-1 (AEG-1) functions to mediate angiogenesis, and its upregulation is...

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Attenuation of lung injury in allograft rejection using NF-κB decoy transfection—novel strategy for use in lung transplantation

Kenichi Ohmori, Shin-ichi Takeda, Shinichiro Miyoshi, Masato Minami, Shigeru Nakane, Mitsunori Ohta, Yoshiki Sawa and Hikaru Matsuda.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery. 2908 words.

Objective: Increased production of nitric oxide (NO) is known to be a marker of lung allograft rejection and lung injury. NO production is up-regulated directly or indirectly...

Atypical infantile form of scimitar syndrome with bronchomalacia

Yoshihiro Oshima, Ikuo Hashimoto, Chikashi Shimazu and Fukiko Ichida.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1462 words.

A male infant presenting with severe heart failure and respiratory distress was diagnosed with a hypoplastic right lung, scimitar syndrome with pulmonary sequestration and multiple...

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Autofluorescence for the diagnosis of visceral pleural invasion in non-small-cell lung cancer

Hiromitsu Takizawa, Kazuya Kondo, Naoya Kawakita, Mitsuhiro Tsuboi, Hiroaki Toba, Koichiro Kajiura, Yukikiyo Kawakami, Shoji Sakiyama, Akira Tangoku, Atsushi Morishita, Yasushi Nakagawa and Toshiyuki Hirose.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology; Anatomy. 3285 words.

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This study was conducted to evaluate the accuracy of autofluorescence as a mode of diagnosis...

Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Bacterial colonization of the donor lower airways is a predictor of poor outcome in lung transplantation

Vassilios S. Avlonitis, Anna Krause, Luca Luzzi, Hazel Powell, Julie A. Phillips, Paul A. Corris, F. Kate Gould and John H. Dark.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery. 3301 words.

Objective: At the time of lung transplant, we routinely perform bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) of the donor lungs on the recipient operating table immediately before...

Bacterial pericarditis as a fatal complication after endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration

Ha Youn Lee, Joohae Kim, Yong Suk Jo and Young Sik Park.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Transplant Surgery. 1148 words.

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is a safe and effective diagnostic tool for mediastinal evaluation. The guidelines for mediastinal evaluation of...

Bilateral lung transplantation with intra- and postoperatively prolonged ECMO support in patients with pulmonary hypertension

Arpad Pereszlenyi, Georg Lang, Heinz Steltzer, Hubert Hetz, Alfred Kocher, Petra Neuhauser, Wilfried Wisser and Walter Klepetko.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 3250 words.

Objective: Lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension (PH) is usually performed on cardiopulmonary bypass, with the disadvantage of full systemic anticoagulation,...

Bilateral sequential lung transplantation without sternal division

Federico Venuta, Erino A. Rendina, Tiziano De Giacomo, Anna Maria Ciccone, Marco Moretti, Edoardo Mercadante, Marco Anile and Giorgio F. Coloni.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery. 2467 words.

Objectives: The ‘clamshell incision’ is considered the standard approach for bilateral sequential lung transplantation (BSLT); however, a considerable morbidity may be related...