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Objectives: Platelet dysfunction is one of the major reasons of postoperative bleeding following coronary artery surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of clopidogrel; a specific and potent irreversible inhibitor of platelet aggregation; on bleeding and use of blood and blood...
Objectives: Patients treated surgically for lung cancer can develop either a metachronous cancer or a recurrence. The appearance of a new cancer on the remaining lung after a pneumonectomy poses unique treatment problems, and surgery is often considered contraindicated. We report on the outcome...
Objectives: The surgical outcome of pathologic N1 disease in resectable non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) is controversial. The prognosis of the patients with multiple/bulky N2 disease was invariably dismal. However, the prognostic significance of tumor involvement in more than one hilar or...
Objectives: The outcome of patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR) may be affected by the influence of prosthesis–patient mismatch on left ventricular mass regression. However, due to the discrepancies in labeled valve size, size of sizer and actual valve dimension, it is difficult to...
Objectives: Radical resection is the therapy of choice in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, even in early stages (T1N0, T2N0) up to 35% of patients will experience recurrence. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the prognostic influence of lymph vessel or blood vessel...
A 33-year-old man with a 9-year history of Behçet's disease was hospitalized with a giant pseudo aneurysm of left anterior descending and true aneurysm of right coronary artery. This unusual vascular complication of Behçet's disease treated successfully is presented.
Objective: Ischemic heart disease accounts for 50% of all cardiovascular deaths and is the leading cause of congestive heart failure. Medical therapy, cardiac assist devices and surgical procedures including heart transplantation have limited efficiency and availability. Stem cell...
Objective: Analysis of a single institution experience with completion pneumonectomy. Methods: From 1989 to 2002, 55 consecutive cancer patients received completion pneumonectomy (mean age 62 years; 25–79). Indications were bronchogenic carcinoma in 38 patients (4 first cancers, 8 recurrent...
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