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Making decisions

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 4592 words.

Chapter 53 outlines the importance of early career decisions at medical school and career destinations. Choosing a specialty is a preoccupation of every medical student: keeping an open...

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Evaluating interest in narrative therapy for decision making about pectus excavatum treatment

Davide Ticchi, Robert S Eisinger, Hans K Pilegaard, Michele Torre, Sergio B Sesia, Maurizio Infante, Emanuele Voulaz, Mauricio Arce Quesada and Merike Sisask.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

February 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3522 words.

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OBJECTIVES

The decision to proceed with surgical treatment for pectus excavatum (PE) is rarely clear-cut....

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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...

Statistics and epidemiology

Neil Herring and Robert Wilkins.

in Basic Science for Core Medical Training and the MRCP

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine. 6533 words.

In making decisions regarding the care of a particular patient, whether in terms of diagnosis, investigation or management, being able to evaluate and understand the current best available...

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Definitions and Goals of Genetic Counseling

Barbara B. Biesecker, Kathryn F. Peters and Robert Resta.

in Advanced Genetic Counseling

September 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics. 9379 words.

The definition of genetic counseling has evolved from being proscriptive to the triumvirate of patient education, facilitating informed decision making, and adaptation to a risk or...

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Structure and functioning of a multidisciplinary ‘Heart Team’ for patients with coronary artery disease: rationale and recommendations from a joint BCS/BCIS/SCTS working group

Heyman Luckraz, Michael Norell, Mamta Buch, Rachael James and Graham Cooper.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4610 words.

The decision-making process in the management of patients with ischaemic heart disease has historically been the responsibility of the cardiologist and encompasses medical management,...

Ethics and law

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 1789 words.

Knowledge of medical ethics and law plays an essential role in the training of future doctors and this chapter provides a clear overview of what medical students need to know in terms of...

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Thoracoscopic anatomical subsegmentectomy of the right S2b + S3 using a 3D printing model with rapid prototyping

Takeo Nakada, Tadashi Akiba, Takuya Inagaki and Toshiaki Morikawa.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 1141 words.

Thoracoscopic segmentectomies and subsegmentectomies are more difficult than lobectomy because of the complexity of the procedure; therefore, preoperative decision-making and surgical...

Oxford Handbook for Medical School

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 1152 pages.

Medical school is full of unfamiliar and often frightening experiences for students. In the first year, a student must move away from home, balance personal finances, assimilate large...

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Giant pseudoaneurysm on left ventricular posterolateral wall with an orifice between papillary muscles

Tomohiro Saito, Natalia Solowjowa, Roland Hetzer and Christoph Knosalla.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1236 words.

A left ventricular pseudoaneurysm develops when myocardial rupture is contained by the pericardium. Although left ventricular pseudoaneurysm has been a topic of discussion since the...

Contemporary spinal cord protection during thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic surgery and endovascular aortic repair: a position paper of the vascular domain of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Christian D. Etz, Ernst Weigang, Marc Hartert, Lars Lonn, Carlos A. Mestres, Roberto Di Bartolomeo, Jean E. Bachet, Thierry P. Carrel, Martin Grabenwöger, Marc A.A.M. Schepens and Martin Czerny.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 11912 words.

Ischaemic spinal cord injury (SCI) remains the Achilles heel of open and endovascular descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal repair. Neurological outcomes have improved coincidentially...

Examining cooperative binding of Sox2 on DC5 regulatory element upon complex formation with Pax6 through excess electron transfer assay

Abhijit Saha, Seiichiro Kizaki, Debojyoti De, Masayuki Endo, Kyeong Kyu Kim and Hiroshi Sugiyama.

in Nucleic Acids Research

August 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Proteins; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 6316 words.

Functional cooperativity among transcription factors on regulatory genetic elements is pivotal for milestone decision-making in various cellular processes including mammalian development....

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Electives

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 3058 words.

Chapter 55 provides an overview of electives, which are clinical placements chosen by the medical student during the later years of medical school. The elective provides an excellent...

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New insights regarding the incidence, presentation and treatment options of aorto-oesophageal fistulation after thoracic endovascular aortic repair: the European Registry of Endovascular Aortic Repair Complications

Martin Czerny, Holger Eggebrecht, Gottfried Sodeck, Ernst Weigang, Ugolino Livi, Fabio Verzini, Jürg Schmidli, Roberto Chiesa, Germano Melissano, Andrea Kahlberg, Philippe Amabile, Wolfgang Harringer, Michael Horacek, Raimund Erbel, Kay-Hyun Park, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Bartosz Rylski, Philipp Blanke, Ludovic Canaud, Ali Khoynezhad, Lars Lonn, Hervè Rousseau, Santi Trimarchi, Jan Brunkwall, Michael Gawenda, Zhihui Dong, Weiguo Fu, Ingrid Schuster and Michael Grimm.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3068 words.

OBJECTIVES

To review the incidence, clinical presentation, definite management and 1-year outcome in patients with aorto-oesophageal fistulation (AOF)...

Usefulness of conventional pleural drainage systems to predict the occurrence of prolonged air leak after anatomical pulmonary resection

María Rodríguez, Marcelo F. Jiménez, María Teresa Gómez Hernández, Nuria M. Novoa, José Luis Aranda and Gonzalo Varela.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2385 words.

OBJECTIVES

One of the reported advantages of digital pleural drainage system is the possibility of predicting the occurrence of prolonged air leak (PAL)...

Performance of EuroSCORE II in a large US database: implications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Ruben L. Osnabrugge, Alan M. Speir, Stuart J. Head, Clifford E. Fonner, Edwin Fonner, A. Pieter Kappetein and Jeffrey B. Rich.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 5824 words.

OBJECTIVES

Validation studies of European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation II (EuroSCORE II) have been limited to European datasets. Therefore,...

The great debate series: surgical treatment of aortic valve abnormalities in children

Yves d’Udekem, James S Tweddell and Tom R Karl.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Genetics; Anatomy. 12061 words.

Abstract

This article is the latest in an EJCTS series entitled ‘The Great Debates’. We have chosen the topic of aortic valve (AoV) surgery in children, with a...

Cardiac surgery in adult patients with remitted or active malignancies: a review of preoperative screening, surgical management and short- and long-term postoperative results

Roberto Lorusso, Enrico Vizzardi, Daniel M Johnson, Giovanni Mariscalco, Edoardo Sciatti, Jos Maessen, Elham Bidar and Sandro Gelsomino.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5546 words.

Abstract

Candidate patients for cardiac surgery procedures with a history of malignancies and antitumour therapy or with an active cancer and on antineoplastic...

Data collection of patient outcomes: one institution’s experience

Thomas J Whitaker, Charles S Mayo, Daniel J Ma, Michael G Haddock, Robert C Miller, Kimberly S Corbin, Michelle Neben-Wittich, James L Leenstra, Nadia N Laack, Mirek Fatyga, Steven E Schild, Carlos E Vargas, Katherine S Tzou, Austin R Hadley, Steven J Buskirk and Robert L Foote.

in Journal of Radiation Research

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Epidemiology; Radiology; Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 3722 words.

Abstract

Patient- and provider-reported outcomes are recognized as important in evaluating quality of care, guiding health care policy, comparative...

Clinically Significant Molecular Markers for Urologic Disease: Focus on Bladder, Kidney, and Prostate Cancer

Lance P. Walsh and Yair Lotan.

in Laboratory Medicine

July 2006; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics; Chemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 0 words.

The most important tools for making therapeutic decisions include stage and grade for bladder and kidney cancer, as well as PSA for prostate cancer. Unfortunately, all tumors of the same...