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Abel, Clarke (1789–1826), naturalist and surgeon

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 547 words.

Abel, Clarke (1789–1826), naturalist and surgeon, was born on 5 September 1789, the son of Matthias Abel. After schooling at Merchant Taylors', he was educated for the medical profession...

Accelerated acute severe antibody-mediated graft failure related to a Ross procedure 17 years earlier

Martin Andreas, Kathrin Freystaetter, Martin H Bernardi and Andreas Zuckermann.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 749 words.

Abstract

A 31-year-old male patient underwent a heart transplantation due to dilated cardiomyopathy. He experienced accelerated acute antibody-mediated...

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...

Adams, Andrew Leith (1827–1882), army surgeon and naturalist

Anthony J. Gaston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 644 words.

Adams, Andrew Leith (1827–1882), army surgeon and naturalist, born on 21 March 1827, was the son of Francis Adams (1796–1861), surgeon, and his wife, Elspeth Shaw (d. 1845). Appointed army...

Adenoviral gene transfer to the heart during cardiopulmonary bypass: effect of myocardial protection technique on transgene expression

J.M. Jones, K.H. Wilson, W.J. Koch and C.A. Milano.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 3123 words.

Objective: Adenoviral gene transfer to the arrested heart during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a novel method of allowing prolonged vector contact with the myocardium. In...

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.

Abstract

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

Anderson, William (c. 1748–1778), surgeon and naturalist

J. Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 671 words.

Anderson, William (c. 1748–1778), surgeon and naturalist, was born in Scotland, probably in the area of North Berwick, Haddingtonshire. Nothing is known of his immediate family other than...

Aortic and/or mitral valve surgery in patients with pulmonary hypertension performed via a minimally invasive approach

Priyanka Gosain, Maiteder Larrauri-Reyes, Christos G. Mihos, Esteban Escolar and Orlando Santana.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 1650 words.

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) in the setting of left-sided valvular heart disease is common, and significantly increases the risk of perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients...

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...

Aortic valve replacement surgery reveals previously undiagnosed alkaptonuric ochronosis

Christian Pfeffer, Erik Bagaev, Karl Sotlar and Christian Hagl.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 81 words.

Aortic valve replacement through full sternotomy with a stented bioprosthesis versus minimally invasive sternotomy with a sutureless bioprosthesis

Magnus Dalén, Fausto Biancari, Antonino S. Rubino, Giuseppe Santarpino, Natalie Glaser, Herbert De Praetere, Keiichiro Kasama, Tatu Juvonen, Wanda Deste, Francesco Pollari, Bart Meuris, Theodor Fischlein, Carmelo Mignosa, Giuseppe Gatti, Aniello Pappalardo, Peter Svenarud and Ulrik Sartipy.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4857 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of this study was to analyse early postoperative outcomes and 2-year survival after aortic valve replacement (AVR) through a...

Aortic valve replacement with Edwards INTUITY sutureless bioprosthesis through right anterior minithoracotomy

Ilir Hysi, Ionut Carjaliu, Laurence Gautier and Olivier Fabre.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 700 words.

Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement through right anterior minithoracotomy has been shown as a reliable and interesting approach. However, the placement of a sutured valve may be...

Apical closure device for transapical valve procedures

Enrico Ferrari, Denis Berdajs, Piergiorgio Tozzi, Giuseppe Siniscalchi and Ludwig K. von Segesser.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 2279 words.

OBJECTIVES

Transapical transcatheter valve procedures are performed through a left minithoracotomy and require apical sutures to seal the apical access site....

Arnold, Joseph (1782–1818), naturalist and surgeon

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 460 words.

Arnold, Joseph (1782–1818), naturalist and surgeon, was born on 28 December 1782 at Beccles, Suffolk, the fourth son of Edward Arnold, a tanner, and his wife, Hannah. He was apprenticed...

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)...

Atrio-ventricular valve regurgitation in univentricular hearts: outcomes after repair

Daniela Laux, Mathieu Vergnat, Virginie Lambert, Marielle Gouton, Mohamed Ly, Marianne Peyre, Regine Roussin and Emre Belli.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 7741 words.

OBJECTIVES

The aim was to describe the early and mid-term outcome after atrio-ventricular valve (AVV) repair in patients with univentricular hearts (UVHs)...

Balfour, Edward Green (1813–1889), surgeon and naturalist

Douglas M. Peers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 3584 words.

Balfour, Edward Green (1813–1889), surgeon and naturalist, was born on 6 September 1813 in Montrose, the second son of Captain George Balfour of the East India Company marine service, and...

Balloon aortic valvuloplasty as a bridge to aortic valve surgery for severe aortic stenosis

Nnamdi Nwaejike, Keith Mills, Rod Stables and Mark Field.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Transplant Surgery; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 3953 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was, in patients with severe aortic stenosis, can balloon valvuloplasty be...

Beverly, Charles James (1788–1868), surgeon and naturalist

Robert Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 453 words.

Beverly, Charles James (1788–1868), surgeon and naturalist, was born in August 1788 at Fort Augustus in the Scottish highlands, the son of a soldier stationed at the fort. He was...

Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts for myocardial revascularization in insulin-dependent diabetic patients: time for wide clinical practice?

Fabio Biscegli Jatene and Philippe Kolh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 1005 words.