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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Flow-sensitive four-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging: flow patterns in ascending aortic aneurysms

Ernst Weigang, Fabian A. Kari, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Maximilian Luehr, Christian D. Etz, Alex Frydrychowicz, Andreas Harloff and Michael Markl.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 4114 words.

Objective: Pathological aortic flow patterns differ significantly from haemodynamics within the healthy aorta. Development and impact of pathological flow is largely unknown...

Nicorandil preserves myocardial function following brain death in rats by mitochondrial adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel-dependent mechanism

Mitsuo Iwasaki, Yukio Hayashi, Hiroo Yamanaka, Takahiko Kamibayashi and Takashi Mashimo.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2796 words.

Abstract

Objective: Interventions to preserve myocardial function after brain death may increase the donor pool for heart transplantation. The...

Effect of cannula position in the thoracic aorta with continuous left ventricular support: four-dimensional flow-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging in an in vitro model

Christoph Benk, Alexander Mauch, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Rolf Klemm, Maximilian Russe, Philipp Blanke, Jan G. Korvink, Michael Markl and Bernd Jung.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 4558 words.

OBJECTIVES

Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) have become an important treatment option for heart failure patients. However, altered blood flow patterns...

A Phase II clinical trial of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin and carboplatin in Japanese patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer

Toru Nakanishi, Daisuke Aoki, Yoh Watanabe, Yuichi Ando, Naoki Tomotsugu, Yuji Sato and Toshiaki Saito.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 3241 words.

Objective

This single-arm Phase II trial was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin and carboplatin combination...

Intracoronary levosimendan prevents myocardial ischemic damages and activates survival signaling through ATP-sensitive potassium channel and nitric oxide

Philippe Primo Caimmi, Claudio Molinari, Francesca Uberti, Ezio Micalizzi, Guido Valente, David A.S.G. Mary, Giovanni Vacca and Elena Grossini.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5379 words.

Abstract

Objective: Levosimendan has been reported to exert cardioprotection. In this study, we have examined the cardiac effects of different...

P180. The new faecal marker matrix metalloprotease-9 is more sensitive for postoperative endoscopic recurrence than fecal calprotectin in Crohn’s disease

in Journal of Crohn's and Colitis

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Gastroenterology; Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

P067 - Nitric oxide (NO) production decreases after prednisone administration in corticosteroid-sensitive patients with ulcerative colitis and does not change in corticosteroid-resistant ones

E. Baryshnikov, V. Drozdov and A. Petrakov.

in Journal of Crohn's and Colitis

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Gastroenterology; Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Antiglomerular basement membrane disease

Zhao Cui, Neil Turner and Ming-hui Zhao.

in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology; Surgery. 5566 words.

Antiglomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease may present as rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis alone, or in the presence of a secondary pulmonary insult (e.g. smoking or other...

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Acute kidney injury in patients with severe burn injury

Nele Brusselaers and Eric A. J. Hoste.

in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology; Surgery. 6269 words.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs in approximately one-quarter of all patients with severe burn injury (as defined by the RIFLE consensus classification), and approximately 3% of paediatric...

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Acute kidney injury in patients with severe burn injury

Nele Brusselaers and Eric A. J. Hoste.

in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

October 2015; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology; Surgery. 7889 words.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs in approximately one-quarter of all patients with severe burn injury (as defined by the RIFLE consensus classification), and approximately 3% of paediatric...

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Antiglomerular basement membrane disease

Zhao Cui, Neil Turner and Ming-hui Zhao.

in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

October 2015; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology; Surgery. 5622 words.

Antiglomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease may present as rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis alone, or in the presence of a secondary pulmonary insult (e.g. smoking or other...

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Pathophysiology of oedema in nephrotic syndrome

Neil Turner and Premil Rajakrishna.

in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology; Surgery. 2135 words.

The mechanism by which loss of serum proteins into the urine causes expansion of extracellular fluid volume and oedema has become clearer. A key initiating abnormality is avid sodium...

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Proteinuria

Neil Turner and Stewart Cameron.

in Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nephrology; Surgery. 5848 words.

Excess protein in the urine almost always comes from the kidney. Proteinuria up to 150 mg/day in an adult (protein:creatinine ratio (PCR) up to 15 mg/mmol) is considered normal. Daily...

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Can thromboelastography predict which patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia may suffer thrombotic complications of type II?

Ilias A. Kouerinis, Mahmoud El-Ali, Nikolaos Theakos and Panagiotis Dedeilias.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1123 words.

Abstract

Despite the existence of several sensitive functional and antigen assays used for the diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), an...

O-031ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING COMPLETE RESECTION FOR LOCALLY ADVANCED NON-SMALL-CELL LUNG CANCER: EFFECT OF IN VITRO CHEMOSENSITIVITY TESTING RESULTS ON PROGNOSIS

Masahiko Higashiyama, J. Okami, T. Tokunaga, T. Kanou, Y. Akazawa and F. Imamura.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

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

Objectives: The collagen gel droplet embedded culture drug test (CD-DST) is an in vitro anticancer drug sensitivity test. The CD-DST results of anticancer drugs have been...

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MR study of N2 disease in lung cancer: contrast-enhanced method using gadolinium-DTPA

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

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

OBJECTIVE: In several previous studies, including one of our own, CT andMRI provided similar information on N2 detection in the staging of lungcancer. Both imaging techniques can be...

Drivers of Pain Research and a Meeting in Issaquah

Kenneth L. Casey.

in Chasing Pain: The Search for a Neurobiological Mechanism

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 2109 words.

Researching the neurobiology of pain is driven by our need for improved, hopefully ideal, analgesics (pain medicine), to understand the mechanics of neurological functions generally...

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Pectus excavatum: evaluation of Nuss technique by objective methods☆

Rodrigo R. Brigato, José R.M. Campos, Fabio B. Jatene, Luiz F.P. Moreira and Eduardo B. Rebeis.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1810 words.

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Pectus excavatum (PEX) is the most frequent congenital deformity of the anterior chest wall. Few studies have classified the degree of...

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Does coronary artery bypass grafting improve quality of life in elderly patients?

Kamran Baig, Leanne Harling, Joseph Papanikitas, Saina Attaran, Hutan Ashrafian, Roberto Casula and Thanos Athanasiou.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6221 words.

Traditional outcome measures such as long-term mortality may be of less value than symptomatic improvement in elderly patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). In this...

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Aspirin resistance in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting

Zanxin Wang, Fei Gao, Jianlong Men, Jing Ren, Paul Modi and Minxin Wei.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2784 words.

OBJECTIVE

Anti-platelet therapy with aspirin is the cornerstone of treatment after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Aspirin resistance describes the...