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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community-based prevention centres

Susan Connolly and Margaret E. Cupples.

in The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6361 words.

The need for a new approach to cardiovascular disease prevention, both secondary and primary, that is different from traditional health service provision through hospital cardiac...

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Colopharyngoplasty for intractable caustic pharyngoesophageal strictures in an indigenous African community – adverse impact of concomitant tracheostomy on outcome

Mark Tettey, Frank Edwin, Ernest Aniteye, Martin Tamatey, Kow Entsua-Mensah, Ernest Ofosu-Appiah and Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2472 words.

Abstract

Objective: Surgical management of caustic strictures of the upper digestive tract poses difficult challenges. This is because...

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Repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect: close to the moon? From giant leap for the medical community to small steps for our patients

Olivier Raisky, Sebastien Gerelli, Bari Murtuza and Pascal Vouhé.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1221 words.

331-ICOMPLETE ANTERIOR CHEST WALL RESECTION AND RECONSTRUCTION FOR LOCALLY ADVANCED BREAST CANCER

H.E. Wee, F.A. Akbar, K.S. Rajapaksha and D.B. Aneez.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Objectives: With modern breast cancer awareness, the incidence of extensively invasive tumours is rare in a first world country such as Singapore. We present a video of such a case where...

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Primary prevention: principles and practice

Diego Vannuzzo and Simona Giampaoli.

in The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 10704 words.

Cardiovascular primary prevention is a coordinated set of actions at community and individual level aimed at eradicating, eliminating, or compressing at later ages the impact of...

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Primary prevention: principles and practice

Diego Vannuzzo and Simona Giampaoli.

in The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

May 2015; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 11150 words.

Cardiovascular primary prevention is a coordinated set of actions at community and individual level aimed at eradicating, eliminating, or compressing at later ages the impact of...

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The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

Edited by Stephan Gielen, Guy De Backer, Massimo Piepoli and David Wood.

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 368 pages.

Covering both principles and practice, The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology is a state of the art resource for both the primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic...

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Recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax in a patient with Birt–Hogg–Dubé syndrome

Jarrod D. Predina, Robert M. Kotloff, Wallace T. Miller and Sunil Singhal.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1254 words.

Abstract

Recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax is a disorder often managed by thoracic surgeons. Most etiologies are benign in nature; however, there are...

Short-term heart and lung support: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and extracorporeal life support

Georg Trummer, Christoph Benk, Rolf Klemm, Paul Biever, Johannes Kalbhenn, Axel Schmutz, Tobias Wengenmayer and Friedhelm Beyersdorf.

in Multimedia Manual of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5330 words.

In the last few years, progress in engineering has helped to develop the use of minimized systems for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and circulatory support. Despite progress in...

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Secondary prevention and cardiac rehabilitation: principles and practice

Massimo F. Piepoli and Pantaleo Giannuzzi.

in The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 10690 words.

Secondary prevention through cardiac rehabilitation is the intervention that contributes most to decreasing morbidity and mortality in coronary artery disease, in particular after...

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Health promotion to improve cardiovascular health in the general population

Emer Shelley and Margaret E. Cupples.

in The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6578 words.

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) requires consideration of the extent to which the social, physical, and fiscal environment facilitates heart-healthy lifestyles. The high-risk...

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Significance of a single pulmonary nodule in patients with previous history of malignancy

Sortini Andrea, Carcoforo Paolo, Simona Ascanelli, Sortini Davide and Pozza Enzo.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3181 words.

Objectives: To determine the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up in patients with a solitary lung nodule and a previous primary extrapulmonary neoplasm. Methods: The authors...

Cells, scaffolds and bioreactors for tissue-engineered heart valves: a journey from basic concepts to contemporary developmental innovations

Alessandro Gandaglia, Andrea Bagno, Filippo Naso, Michele Spina and Gino Gerosa.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 7979 words.

Summary

The development of viable and functional tissue-engineered heart valves (TEHVs) is a challenge that, for almost two decades, the scientific community...

Presentation of the International Nomenclature for Congenital Heart Surgery. The long way from nomenclature to collection of validated data at the EACTS

François Lacour-Gayet, Bohdan Maruszewski, Constantine Mavroudis, Jeffrey P. Jacobs and Martin J. Elliott.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1543 words.

An International Nomenclature for Congenital Heart Surgery was officially adopted at the Annual Meeting of the EACTS in Glasgow, UK on September 6, 1999. This nomenclature was achieved...

Portable (short-term) mechanical circulatory support

Susanna Price and Pascal Vranckx.

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care

February 2015; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5133 words.

Mechanical circulatory support can be used to resuscitate patients, as a stabilizing measure for angiography and prompt revascularization, or to buy time until more definite measures can be...

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Portable (short-term) mechanical circulatory support

Susanna Price and Pascal Vranckx.

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5094 words.

Mechanical circulatory support can be used to resuscitate patients, as a stabilizing measure for angiography and prompt revascularization, or to buy time until more definite measures can be...

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Portable (short-term) mechanical circulatory support

Susanna Price and Pascal Vranckx.

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care

February 2015; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5417 words.

Mechanical circulatory support can be used to resuscitate patients, as a stabilizing measure for angiography and prompt revascularization, or to buy time until more definite measures can be...

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Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy at 20 years: a consensus statement

Tristan D. Yan, Christopher Cao, Thomas A. D'Amico, Todd L. Demmy, Jianxing He, Henrik Hansen, Scott J. Swanson and William S. Walker.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 4205 words.

OBJECTIVE

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy has been gradually accepted as an alternative surgical approach to open thoracotomy for...

Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement

Bruce L. Frazier, Marvin J. Derrick, Sarj S. Purewal, Lawrence R. Sowka and Samir Johna.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1675 words.

During a consecutive 12-month period from January 1996 to January 1997 inclusive, 108 aortic valve replacements were performed by one group of surgeons in two community hospitals The...

Significance and function of different spinal collateral compartments following thoracic aortic surgery: immediate versus long-term flow compensation

Philipp Meffert, Moritz S. Bischoff, Robert Brenner, Matthias Siepe, Friedhelm Beyersdorf and Fabian A. Kari.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 4052 words.

Iatrogenic paraplegia has been accompanying cardiovascular surgery since its beginning. As a result, surgeons have been developing many theories about the exact mechanisms of this...