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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...

033ENDOBRONCHIAL ULTRASOUND-GUIDED TRANSBRONCHIAL NEEDLE ASPIRATION IS A HIGHLY SENSITIVE METHOD TO EVALUATE PATIENTS WHO SHOULD NOT UNDERGO PULMONARY METASTASECTOMY

J. Eckardt and P.B. Licht.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

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

Objectives: Pulmonary metastasectomy is considered an effective treatment in selected patients with primary extra-pulmonary cancer and oligometastatic disease in the lung. We know that the...

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Selective opening of mitochondrial ATP-sensitive potassium channels during surgically induced myocardial ischemia decreases necrosis and apoptosis

Hidetaka Wakiyama, Douglas B. Cowan, Yoshiya Toyoda, Miceline Federman, Sidney Levitsky and James D. McCully.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; History of Medicine. 6754 words.

Objective: Mitochondrial ATP-sensitive potassium channels have been proposed to be myoprotective. The relevance and specificity of this mechanism in cardiac surgery was...

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.

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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.

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

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...

027THE EUROSCORE: A NEGLECTED MEASURE OF MEDIUM-TERM SURVIVAL FOLLOWING CARDIAC SURGERY

A. Habib, A. Dhanji, S.A. Mansour, A. Wood and W.I. Awad.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

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

Objectives: EuroSCORE is used to predict in-hospital mortality following cardiac surgery. There is limited data to assess the ability of EuroSCORE to predict medium- to long-term survival....

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010ENDOSCOPIC VEIN HARVESTING IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED ENDOTHELIAL MICROPARTICLE SECRETION: A RANDOMISED EX-VIVO ANALYSIS

B. Krishnamoorthy, J. Tsang, W.T. Critchley, N. Yonan and J. Fildes.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

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

Objectives: Endoscopic vein harvesting (EVH) for coronary artery bypass graft surgery has been associated with both positive and negative clinical outcome in a range of studies. In the...

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139LEFT VENTRICULAR FOUR-DIMENSIONAL FLOW CHANGES FOLLOWING UNDERSIZED MITRAL ANNULOPLASTY

J. McGarvey, D. Zhang, W.R.T. Witschey, N. Kondo, C. Aoki, M.J. Gillespie, J.H. Gorman and R.C. Gorman.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

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

Objectives: Undersized mitral annuloplasty is a commonly performed procedure in the repair of mitral regurgitation (MR). Using a novel 4-D velocity-sensitive cardiac MRI sequence, this...

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162FOUR-DIMENSIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING-DERIVED ASCENDING AORTIC FLOW ECCENTRICITY AND FLOW COMPRESSION ARE LINKED TO ANEURYSM MORPHOLOGY

F. Kari, N.M. Kocher, F. Beyersdorf, A. Tscheuschler, B. Rylski, M. Siepe, M.F. Russe and M. Hope.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

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

Objectives: The impact of specific blood flow patterns within ascending aortic and/or aortic root aneurysms on aortic morphology is unknown. We investigated the interrelation of ascending...

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236-IFEASIBILITY AND RELIABILITY OF NURSE-PERFORMED POCKET-SIZE ULTRASOUND IMAGING OF THE PLEURA AND PERICARDIUM IN PATIENTS IN EARLY PHASE AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY

A.M. Hammer, T. Graven, O. Sagen, K. Skjetne, J.O. Kleinau and H. Dalen.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

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

Objectives: Postoperative pericardial (PE) and pleural effusion (PlE) are frequent after cardiac surgery. Diagnostic accuracy by clinical examination and X-ray is suboptimal. Ultrasound has...

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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...

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.

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

Evaluation of Cystatin C as a marker of renal injury following on-pump and off-pump coronary surgery

Yasir Abu-Omar, Shafi Mussa, Madhava J. Naik, Noel MacCarthy, Sue Standing and David P. Taggart.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3394 words.

Objective: Cardiopulmonary bypass is regarded as an important contributor to renal injury, whereas off-pump surgery is considered less damaging. Cystatin C, a cystine protease...

Efficacy of endoscopic ultrasound in patients with esophageal cancer predicted to have N0 disease

Mohamad A. Eloubeidi, Robert James Cerfolio, Ayesha S. Bryant and Shyam Varadarajulu.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3179 words.

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Objective: Esophageal endoscopic ultrasound with fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is a critical staging tool for patients with...

The influence of advanced age on venous–arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation outcomes

Michael Salna, Koji Takeda, Paul Kurlansky, Hirohisa Ikegami, Liqiong Fan, Jiho Han, Samantha Stein, Veli Topkara, Melana Yuzefpolskaya, Paolo C Colombo, Dimitrios Karmpaliotis, Yoshifumi Naka, Ajay J Kirtane, Arthur R Garan and Hiroo Takayama.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3937 words.

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Ethical and health care economic concerns surround the use of venous–arterial extracorporeal...