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AbstractBackground: Recent clinical and experimental data indicate that volatile anaesthetics may precondition myocardium against ischaemia and infarction. The present clinical trial was designed to verify the cardioprotective effects of desflurane in patients undergoing elective coronary artery...
AbstractObjective: There is an important role for risk prediction in cardiac surgery. Prediction models are useful in decision making and quality assurance. Patients with infective endocarditis (IE) have a particularly high risk of mortality. The aim was to assess the performance of European...
AbstractA retroesophageal right subclavian artery (lusoria) is unusual for the surgeon, yet common regarding pathological findings (0.5–2%). Complications arising from it are rare (dysphagia). We report a case of traumatic descending aortic tear originating from a lusoria. The patient had...
AbstractObjective: This study analyzes whether small-diameter Contegras behave in the same way as small-diameter homografts, when implanted for the first time in pulmonary position. Methods: Small-diameter conduits include 12 and 14 mm Contegras and 8–14 mm homografts. Graft dysfunction is...
AbstractBackground: In Marfan’s syndrome, there is a paucity of data regarding intervention criteria for surgery of the dissected thoraco-abdominal aorta. Methods: A retrospective analysis of 22 Marfan’s patients with distal aortic dissection managed between September 1999 and April 2006 was...
AbstractObjective: Left atrial (LA) volume reduction surgery concomitant with the maze procedure has been reported to facilitate sinus rhythm recovery even in patients with refractory atrial fibrillation (AF) with an enlarged LA. However, it is unknown whether the procedures can also restore...
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