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Acute coronary syndrome following repair of aortic dissection

J. Andreas Hoschtitzky, Louise Crawford, Mick Brack and John Au.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 1099 words.

Cardiac complications associated with type A aortic dissections are relatively common before and during the surgical repair. A cardiac event occurring a few days after routine recovery is...

Acute kidney injury and outcome following aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis

Dadi Helgason, Solveig Helgadottir, Sindri A. Viktorsson, Andri W. Orrason, Inga L. Ingvarsdottir, Arnar Geirsson and Tomas Gudbjartsson.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5492 words.

OBJECTIVES

Most studies on acute kidney injury (AKI) following open-heart surgery have focused on short-term outcome following coronary artery bypass...

Acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: results of primary percutaneous coronary interventions are insufficient

Sotirios Spiliopoulos, Reiner Koerfer and Gero Tenderich.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy. 317 words.

Adenovirus-mediated overexpression of inhibitor kappa B-alpha attenuates postinfarct remodeling in the rat heart

Karola Trescher, Oliver Bernecker, Barbara Fellner, Marian Gyöngyösi, Sigurd Krieger, Rainer DeMartin, Ernst Wolner and Bruno K. Podesser.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 4504 words.

Objective: The transcription factor nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB) plays an important role in the inflammatory response following myocardial infarction. We hypothesized that...

Adult bone marrow-derived stem cells and the injured heart: just the beginning?

Ioannis Dimarakis, Nagy A. Habib and Myrtle Y.A. Gordon.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 10120 words.

Coronary artery disease leading to ischaemia of the human myocardium is one of the chief causes of morbidity and mortality in the western world. Cellular transplantation has recently been...

Allopurinol/uricase and ibuprofen enhance engraftment of cardiomyocyte-enriched human embryonic stem cells and improve cardiac function following myocardial injury

Theo Kofidis, Darren R. Lebl, Rutger-Jan Swijnenburg, Joan M. Greeve, Uwe Klima, Joseph Gold, Chunhui Xu and Robert C. Robbins.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; History of Medicine. 4028 words.

Objective: A major limitation of stem cell transfer is early donor-cell death. Here, we seek to enhance myocardial repair following injury through transplantation of...

Amniotic mesenchymal cells autotransplanted in a porcine model of cardiac ischemia do not differentiate to cardiogenic phenotypes

Saverio Sartore, Maddalena Lenzi, Annalisa Angelini, Angela Chiavegato, Lisa Gasparotto, Paolo De Coppi, Roberto Bianco and Gino Gerosa.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 5473 words.

Objective: Transplantation of stem cells in the acute ischemic myocardium (AMI) may play a role in the recovery of cardiac function. Here, we investigated the ability of...

Aortic cross-clamping phase of cardiopulmonary bypass is related to decreased microvascular reactivity after short-term ischaemia of the thenar muscle both under intravenous and volatile anaesthesia: a randomized trial

Aleksandra Biedrzycka, Maciej Kowalik, Rafał Pawlaczyk, Dariusz Jagielak, Dariusz Świetlik, Wiktor Szymanowicz and Romuald Lango.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 5434 words.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose of the present study was to assess, by near-infrared spectroscopy with an INVOS oximeter during the vascular occlusion test (VOT), the...

Aortic root haemodynamics following David procedure: numerical analysis of 3-dimensional haemodynamics

Denis Berdajs, Selim Mosbahi, Zalan Forro, Marco Burki and Ludwig K. von Segesser.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 7344 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim was to determine 3-dimensional (3D) geometrical deformation of the aortic root (AoR) following the David procedure in order to evaluate...

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.

Assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction may invalidate the reliability of EuroSCORE

Carl-Johan Jakobsen, Peter Torp and Erik Sloth.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 2260 words.

Objective: To evaluate the impact of different echocardiographic methods for assessment of left ventricular dysfunction on the predictive value of EuroSCORE and thus its...

The association between body mass index and outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting operations

Jagan Devarajan, Amaresh Vydyanathan, Jing You, Meng Xu, Daniel I. Sessler, Joseph F. Sabik and C. Allen Bashour.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4108 words.

OBJECTIVES

This investigation was undertaken to analyse the association between body mass index (BMI) and morbidity after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)...

The association of elevated creatine kinase-myocardial band on mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is time and magnitude limited

Milo C. Engoren, Robert H. Habib, Anoar Zacharias, Thomas A. Schwann, Christopher J. Riordan, Samuel J. Durham and Aamir Shah.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 4083 words.

Objective: The joint European Society of Cardiology and American College of Cardiology consensus statement on myocardial necrosis after revascularization stated that any amount...

The beneficial effect of revascularization on jeopardized myocardium: reverse remodeling and improved long-term prognosis

Jacopo Dalle Mule, Jeroen J. Bax, Bartolo Zingone, Felice Martinelli, Claudio Burelli, Anna Stefania, Liberata DiSipio and Giorgio Soravia.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 2345 words.

Objectives: To evaluate the impact of viability/ischemia before revascularization on improvement in systolic performance, reverse remodeling, symptoms and long-term prognosis...

Bilobectomy for lung cancer: contemporary national early morbidity and mortality outcomes

Pascal A. Thomas, Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, Alain Bernard, Françoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Jacques Jougon, Laurent Brouchet, Gilbert Massard, Marcel Dahan and Anderson Loundou.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 4985 words.

OBJECTIVES

To determine contemporary early outcomes associated with bilobectomy for lung cancer and to identify their predictors using a nationally...

Bioartificial grafts for transmural myocardial restoration: a new cardiovascular tissue culture concept

Theo Kofidis, Andre Lenz, Jan Boublik, Payam Akhyari, Bjoern Wachsmann, Knut Mueller Stahl, Axel Haverich and Rainer G. Leyh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; History of Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3228 words.

Objective: Survival of bioartificial grafts that are destined to restore cardiac function stands and falls with their nutrient supply. Engineering of myocardial tissue is...

Blood transfusion and the benefit/harm inflection point

Brandon Fisher, Matthew Glogoza, Aaron Bettenhausen and Cornelius Dyke.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 621 words.

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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Can radiological characteristics of preoperative cerebral lesions predict postoperative intracranial haemorrhage in endocarditis patients?

Mahmoud Diab, Albrecht Guenther, Philipp Scheffel, Christoph Sponholz, Thomas Lehmann, Johannes Hedderich, Gloria Faerber, Frank Brunkhorst, Mathias W. Pletz and Torsten Doenst.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5880 words.

OBJECTIVES

Infective endocarditis (IE) is associated with high mortality (20–40%) and neurological complications (20–50%). Postoperative intracranial...

Cardiac function in adults following minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum

Sebastian Udholm, Marie Maagaard, Hans Pilegaard and Vibeke Hjortdal.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3842 words.

OBJECTIVES

To study if minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (PE) in adult patients would improve cardiopulmonary function at rest and during...