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Decision-making in aortic root surgery in Marfan syndrome: bleeding, thromboembolism and risk of reintervention after valve-sparing or mechanical aortic root replacement

Florian S. Schoenhoff, Bettina Langhammer, Kerstin Wustmann, David Reineke, Alexander Kadner and Thierry Carrel.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4503 words.

OBJECTIVES

Valve-sparing root replacement (VSRR) is thought to reduce the rate of thromboembolic and bleeding events compared with aortic root replacement...

Zebrafish Housing, Husbandry, Health, and Care: IACUC Considerations

George E. Sanders.

in ILAR Journal

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods in Life Sciences. 0 words.

The articles in this issue review pertinent and specific information about infectious and noninfectious disease, housing system design and function, husbandry practices and techniques, and...

Quality of life and prosthetic aortic valve selection in non-elderly adult patients

Nelleke M. Korteland, Derya Top, Gerard J.J.M. Borsboom, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink, Ad J.J.C. Bogers and Johanna J.M. Takkenberg.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4483 words.

OBJECTIVES

This study assesses quality of life in relation to prosthetic aortic valve selection and preferences for shared decision-making among non-elderly...

Aortic stiffness is an indicator of cognitive dysfunction before and after aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis

Emaddin Kidher, Leanne Harling, Colin Sugden, Hutan Ashrafian, Roberto Casula, Paul Evans, Petros Nihoyannopoulos and Thanos Athanasiou.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 5954 words.

OBJECTIVES

Post-cardiac surgical cognitive dysfunction occurs more commonly following valvular procedures. Cognitive function has been related to vascular...

Assessment of perioperative mortality risk in patients with infective endocarditis undergoing cardiac surgery: performance of the EuroSCORE I and II logistic models

Sérgio Madeira, Ricardo Rodrigues, António Tralhão, Miguel Santos, Carla Almeida, Marta Marques, Jorge Ferreira, Luís Raposo, José Neves and Miguel Mendes.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4896 words.

OBJECTIVES

The European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE) has been established as a tool for assisting decision-making in surgical...

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...

Material and Energy Flow Analysis

Vincent Moreau and Guillaume Massard.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Sustainability; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 9523 words.

The concept of metabolism takes root in biology and ecology as a systematic way to account for material flows in organisms and ecosystems. Early applications of the concept attempted to...

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