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AbstractA method is described whereby individual surgeons may monitor theircoronary graft suturing techniques. The coronary artery anastomotic contouris measured quantitatively in corrosion resin cast models made ofanastomoses between long saphenous vein and the left anterior descendingcoronary...
AbstractTo evaluate the relationship between the hemodynamic and ECG variablesused in routine surveillance of coronary surgery and myocardial lactatemetabolism, 23 middle-aged, male, beta 1-blocked patients about to undergocoronary surgery were monitored before and after endotracheal...
AbstractNosocomial infections in patients following cardiac surgery arefrequently associated with opportunistic microorganisms indicating adysregulation of cell-mediated immune response. The objective of thisprospective randomized trial, therefore, was to investigate the mechanismsof...
AbstractA 27-year-old woman was investigated for a tumour of the posterior chestwall. This was excised surgically and histologically it proved to be ahyaline vascular type of angiofollicular lymphoid hyperplasia orCastleman's disease. This is the third case from the literature of such atumour...
AbstractWe have used the intravascular oxygenator (IVOX) in eight patients (14-76 years) with acute respiratory failure. At the time of referral for IVOXall patients were on inotropic support, five had pneumothoraces and twowere on haemofiltration. Ventilatory data before IVOX were: ventilated...
AbstractRepair of aortic coarctation was performed in 152 adolescent and adultpatients (mean age 28.5 years, range 14-67 years). Ninety patients weretreated with patch plasty, 33 with end-to-end anastomosis, 18 withinterposition of a tubular graft, 6 with prosthetic bypass and 5 withdirect...
AbstractA case of lung adenocarcinoma in a 20-year-old woman with bronchiectasisis presented. The patient showed no clinical and radiological findings inregard to the carcinoma. The tumor was discovered incidentally in theparenchyma of the lung specimen resected due to chronic bronchiectasis.
AbstractValve replacement in children has always been associated with a highmortality, outgrowth of the prosthetic valve and difficulty in managinganticoagulation. Between January 1985 and April 1991, 20 patients (14 malesand 6 females) underwent replacement of a left-sided cardiac valve....
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