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AbstractA few successful reports exist of late revascularisation of an ‘occluded’ left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) with no angiographically visible collateral circulation. Epicardial high-frequency ultrasound and colour Doppler mapping can directly provide accurate anatomical...
AbstractObjective: Fast-track patient pathways for cardiac surgery are used in adult practice and by necessity is a mainstay in the developing world. We aimed to introduce a fast-track protocol for uncomplicated paediatric open-heart surgery cases and to subsequently review the results of this...
AbstractObjective: There are no guidelines to select isolated heart transplantation or simultaneous heart and kidney transplantation in patients with renal dysfunction. We sought to assess the effect of simultaneous kidney transplantation on heart-transplantation outcome in patients with renal...
AbstractBackground: Graft right ventricular (RV) function is compromised directly posttransplant, especially in heart transplantation (HTx) recipients with pretransplant pulmonary hypertension (PH). Graft RV size and systolic function, and the effect of the recipient’s pulmonary haemodynamics on...
AbstractObjective: Alpha-B-crystallin, a small heat-shock protein, recently gained major interest because of its differential expression during tumourigenesis and metastasis in various epithelial tumours. The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of alpha-B-crystallin and its...
Article PDF first page preview Close This content is only available as a PDF. © 2009 European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
AbstractObjective: We sought to delineate the safety and efficacy of sequential and composite coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) with exclusively arterial grafts to more than five coronary branches including small coronary vessels. Methods: We reviewed the clinical records of 633 consecutive...
AbstractBackground: The objective of this randomised trial was to assess the effectiveness of a new fast-track chest tube removal protocol taking advantage of digital monitoring of air leak compared to a traditional protocol using visual and subjective assessment of air leak (bubbles). Methods:...
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