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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...

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...

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)...

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.

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...

Biological effects of off-pump vs. on-pump coronary artery surgery: focus on inflammation, hemostasis and oxidative stress

Paolo Biglioli, Aldo Cannata, Francesco Alamanni, Moreno Naliato, Massimo Porqueddu, Marco Zanobini, Elena Tremoli and Alessandro Parolari.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 6043 words.

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has been recognized as a cause of complex systemic inflammatory response, which significantly contributes to several adverse postoperative complications. In the...

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.

Brain oxygenation and metabolism during selective cerebral perfusion in neonates

Gregory Schears, Tatiana Zaitseva, Steven Schultz, William Greeley, Diego Antoni, David F. Wilson and Anna Pastuszko.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgery; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4435 words.

Objective: To investigate the possible neuroprotective effects of selective cerebral perfusion (SCP) during deep hypothermic circulatory arrest on brain oxygenation and...

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...

Cerebral mitochondrial dysfunction associated with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in neonatal swine

Constantine D Mavroudis, Michael Karlsson, Tiffany Ko, Marco Hefti, Javier I Gentile, Ryan W Morgan, Ross Plyler, Kobina G Mensah-Brown, Timothy W Boorady, Richard W Melchior, Tami M Rosenthal, Brandon C Shade, Kellie L Schiavo, Susan C Nicolson, Thomas L Spray, Robert M Sutton, Robert A Berg, Daniel J Licht, J William Gaynor and Todd J Kilbaugh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 4401 words.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES

Controversy remains regarding the use of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) in neonatal...

Characterization of dysfunctional remote myocardium in left ventricular anterior aneurysms and improvements following surgical ventricular restoration using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary results

Srilakshmi M. Adhyapak, Prahlad G. Menon, V. Rao Parachuri, Devi P. Shetty and Fabio Fantini.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4161 words.

OBJECTIVES

In patients with previous myocardial infarction, the remote uninfarcted regions, although contractile, demonstrate dysfunctional wall kinetics...

A combined small cell carcinoma of the lung containing three components: small cell, spindle cell and squamous cell carcinoma, revisited

Mohamed Fouad Ismail, Abed A. Mowafy and Sersar I. Sameh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Gastroenterology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 494 words.

Comparison of logistic EuroSCORE and EuroSCORE II in predicting operative mortality of 1125 total arterial operations

Teresa M. Kieser, M. Sarah Rose and Stuart J. Head.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8383 words.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose of this study was to compare effectiveness of the 1999 logistic EuroSCORE (LES) and of the 2012 EuroSCORE II (ESII) in a real-world...

Contrast layering artefact mimicking aortic dissection in a patient on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation undergoing computed tomography scan

Tomaz Goslar, Milenko Stankovic and Jus Ksela.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1174 words.

Interpretation and evaluation of images obtained by different contrast-enhanced diagnostic tools in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support can be extremely...

Coronary artery involvement in Kawasaki disease

María Elena Arnáiz-García, Jose María González-Santos, Adriana Buriticá-Aguirre and Javier López-Rodríguez.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Vascular Surgery; Peri-operative Care. 181 words.

Current evidence of coronary artery bypass grafting off-pump versus on-pump: a systematic review with meta-analysis of over 16 900 patients investigated in randomized controlled trials

Antje-Christin Deppe, Wasim Arbash, Elmar W. Kuhn, Ingo Slottosch, Maximilian Scherner, Oliver J. Liakopoulos, Yeong-Hoon Choi and Thorsten Wahlers.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Transplant Surgery. 8901 words.

In the present systematic review with meta-analysis, we sought to determine the current strength of evidence for or against off-pump and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) with...

Does surgical sympathectomy improve clinical outcomes in patients with refractory angina pectoris?

Luke C. Holland, Manoraj Navaratnarajah and David P. Taggart.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Transplant Surgery. 2641 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiothoracic surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was: In patients with angina pectoris refractory to medical therapy,...

Does the introduction of a comprehensive structured training programme for endoscopic vein harvesting improve conduit quality? A multicentre pilot study

Bhuvaneswari Krishnamoorthy, William R. Critchley, Peter Bhinda, Jasmina Crockett, Anish John, Benjamin J. Bridgewater, Paul D. Waterworth, James Fildes and Nizar Yonan.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Transplant Surgery. 4055 words.

OBJECTIVES

Endoscopic vein harvesting is one of the most popular minimally invasive vein-harvesting techniques for coronary artery bypass graft surgery. It...

Does the surgeon's experience have an impact on outcome after total arterial revascularization with composite T-grafts? A risk factor analysis

Julia Umminger, Michael Reitz, Sebastian V. Rojas, Penelope Stiefel, Malakh Shrestha, Axel Haverich, Issam Ismail and Andreas Martens.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5587 words.

OBJECTIVES

When composite T-grafting is performed, total arterial revascularization (TAR) can be accomplished with only two grafts. There is the belief that...