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Journal of Cardiac Surgery

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29333749/tetralogy-of-fallot-with-left-ventricular-clot
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Soumyadip Saha, Romil D Sharma, Nishu Raj, Saket Agarwal, Muhammad A Geelani
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 14, 2018: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29315865/coronary-artery-bypass-grafting-in-children
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Ahmet Arnaz, Tayyar Sarioglu, Yusuf Yalcinbas, Ersin Erek, Riza Turkoz, Ayla Oktay, Arda Saygili, Dilek Altun, Ayse Sarioglu
BACKGROUND: We present our clinical experience with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in children. METHODS: Ten children who underwent CABG between July 1995 and August 2017 were retrospectively analyzed. Data including congenital cardiac malformations, previous surgical procedures, age and sex, type of coronary complications, ischemic events preceding surgery, and ventricular function before and after CABG were recorded. RESULTS: The study population consisted of five males and five females with a median age of 2...
January 7, 2018: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29314335/late-results-of-right-ventricular-outflow-tract-reconstruction-with-a-bicuspid-expanded-polytetrafluoroethylene-valved-conduit
#3
Kwang Ho Choi, Si Chan Sung, Hyungtae Kim, Hyoung Doo Lee, Geena Kim, Hoon Ko
BACKGROUND AND AIM TO READ: We report the results of a bicuspid expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) valved conduit used for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction (RVOTR). METHODS: Between November 2005 and February 2009, 12 conduits were used for RVOTR. The mean age and weight of patients were 43.5 ± 46.4 months and 13.4 ± 8.6 kg. The main diagnosis was tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia in eight patients. The most common conduit size was 18 mm...
January 4, 2018: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29314296/successful-use-of-extracorporeal-membrane-oxygenation-support-in-severe-septic-shock-with-associated-acute-cardiomyopathy
#4
S Michelle Perdue, Brian J Poore, Ashok N Babu, W Kyle Stribling
A 24-year-old female presented with sepsis and cardiogenic shock 4 days after vaginal delivery. Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA ECMO) therapy was used for cardiovascular support as a bridge for recovery. The use of VA ECMO in patients with cardiogenic shock secondary to sepsis is reviewed.
January 4, 2018: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29314257/contemporary-management-and-outcomes-of-acute-type-a-aortic-dissection-an-analysis-of-the-sts-adult-cardiac-surgery-database
#5
Teng C Lee, Zachary Kon, Faisal H Cheema, Maria V Grau-Sepulveda, Brian Englum, Sunghee Kim, Paramita S Chaudhuri, Vinod H Thourani, Gorav Ailawadi, G Chad Hughes, Matthew L Williams, J Matthew Brennan, Lars Svensson, James S Gammie
PURPOSE: Management of acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD) is challenging and operative strategies are varied. We used the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (STS ACSD) to describe contemporary surgical strategies and outcomes for AAAD. METHODS: Between July 2011 and September 2012, 2982 patients with AAAD underwent operations at 640 centers in North America. RESULTS: In this cohort, median age was 60 years old, 66% were male, and 80% had hypertension...
January 4, 2018: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29314252/concomitant-repair-of-vascular-ring-with-kommerell-s-diverticulum-and-ventricular-septal-defect
#6
Min Namkoong, Do Yeon Kim, Cheul Lee
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 4, 2018: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239024/concordance-between-administrative-data-and-clinical-review-for-mortality-in-the-randomized-on-off-bypass-follow-up-study-rooby-fs
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Jacquelyn A Quin, Brack Hattler, Annie Laurie W Shroyer, Darlene Kemp, G Hossein Almassi, Faisal G Bakaeen, Brendan M Carr, Muath Bishawi, Joseph F Collins, Frederick L Grover, Todd H Wagner
BACKGROUND: The optimal methodology to identify cardiac versus non-cardiac cause of death following cardiac surgery has not been determined. METHODS: The Randomized On/Off Bypass Trial was a multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial of 2203 patients (February 2002-May 2008) comparing 1-year cardiac outcomes between off-pump and on-pump bypass surgery. In 2013, the Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program funded a follow-up study to assess 5-year outcomes including mortality...
December 13, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29235154/left-atrial-myxoma-induced-acute-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction
#8
Yunyan Zhang, Yang Lu, Ruming Xu, Yuchen Xiao, Ying Gu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 12, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29235152/radial-arteriovenous-fistula-following-coronary-angiography
#9
Tomoki Nagata, Hiroyuki Johno
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 12, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29235151/one-stage-ascending-to-abdominal-aortic-bypass-with-concomitant-aortic-valve-procedures-for-aortic-coarctation-combined-with-aortic-valve-pathology-in-adult-patients
#10
Ren Changwei, Lizhong Sun, Shangdong Xu, Yongqiang Lai
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to evaluate the results of one-stage ascending-to-abdominal aortic bypass and aortic valve replacement for concomitant aortic coarctation combined with aortic valve pathology. METHODS: From June 2009 to March 2017, 28 consecutive adult patients (23 males and five females) with aortic coarctation combined with aortic valve pathology underwent one-stage ascending-to-abdominal aorta bypass and aortic valve replacement or a Bentall procedure...
December 12, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29235147/transapical-mitral-valve-in-valve-ring-implantation-with-the-edwards-sapien-3-prosthesis
#11
Javier Gualis, Rodrigo Estevez-Loureiro, David Alonso, Mario Castaño
We present the case of a high-risk patient with symptomatic severe mitral regurgitation following a surgical annuloplasty ring. An inverted aortic Edwards Sapien 3 bioprosthesis (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA) was successfully implanted through a transapical approach inside the previously implanted annuloplasty ring.
December 12, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29230880/angiosarcoma-of-the-right-atrium-and-right-ventricle
#12
Jinaga Nageswar Rao, Deepak Gowda G, Rajan Anand, Neelam B Desai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 12, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29226531/pre-implant-left-ventricular-apex-position-predicts-risk-of-heartmate-ii-pump-thrombosis
#13
Leora T Yarboro, James Hunter Mehaffey, Robert B Hawkins, Irving L Kron, Gorav Ailawadi, John A Kern, Ravi K Ghanta
BACKGROUND: Thrombosis within a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a devastating complication that often necessitates device exchange. Few studies have evaluated the relationship between patient anatomy and pump thrombosis. We hypothesize that lateral displacement of the left ventricular (LV) apex increases risk for pump thrombosis. METHODS: All patients who underwent primary implantation of a HeartMate II (HM2) device (Thoratec, Pleasanton, CA) at a single center (2009-2015) were evaluated...
December 10, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29216688/symptomatic-cardiac-hemangioma-resected-on-the-first-day-of-life
#14
Ireneusz Haponiuk, Maciej Chojnicki, Konrad Paczkowski, Radosław Jaworski, Anna Romanowicz, Katarzyna Gierat-Haponiuk
Cardiac tumors are extremely rare in neonates. We describe the case of a right atrial hemangioma in a neonate diagnosed prenatally and successfully operated on the first day of life.
December 7, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29216679/the-role-of-extracorporeal-membrane-oxygenator-therapy-in-the-setting-of-type-a-aortic-dissection
#15
Ibrahim Sultan, Andreas Habertheuer, Tyler Wallen, Mary Siki, Wilson Szeto, Joseph E Bavaria, Matthew Williams, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Patients presenting with type A aortic dissection (TAAD) present with a wide clinical spectrum ranging from hemodynamic stability to multiorgan malperfusion with cardiovascular collapse. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO) therapy is increasingly being utilized as salvage therapy in patients with acute cardiopulmonary failure and for post-cardiotomy shock. We sought to determine the utility of ECMO implementation post-TAAD repair. METHODS: The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) database, maintained by an independently functioning state agency, was retrospectively reviewed from 2004 to 2014...
December 7, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29205497/the-use-of-preoperative-aspirin-in-cardiac-surgery-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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REVIEW
Sleiman Sebastian Aboul-Hassan, Tomasz Stankowski, Jakub Marczak, Maciej Peksa, Marcin Nawotka, Ryszard Stanislawski, Bartosz Kryszkowski, Romuald Cichon
BACKGROUND: Despite the fact that aspirin is of benefit to patients following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), continuation or administration of preoperative aspirin before CABG or any cardiac surgical procedure remains controversial. Therefore, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the influence of preoperative aspirin administration on patients undergoing cardiac surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Medline database was searched using OVID SP interface...
December 3, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29178215/transfemoral-transcatheter-aortic-valve-replacement-with-a-self-expanding-valve-for-severe-aortic-regurgitation-in-a-patient-with-left-ventricular-assist-device
#17
Algae Garvey Rene, Nimesh Desai, Joyce Wald, Jesus Eduardo Rame, Jonathan K Frogel, Saif Anwaruddin
Aortic insufficiency following left ventricular assist device implantation (LVAD) has been reported in up to 40% of patients and is associated with a worse prognosis. We describe the case of a successful transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a self-expanding bioprosthesis for aortic insufficiency following destination LVAD implantation.
November 26, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169216/co2-insufflation-during-endoscopic-vein-harvesting-surgeon-beware
#18
Harold L Lazar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 23, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169215/giant-coronary-artery-aneurysm-presenting-as-a-right-paracardial-mass
#19
Ahmet Bolukcu, Ahmet C Topcu, Kamile Ozeren, Ilyas Kayacioglu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 23, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169214/left-ventricular-myxoma-associated-with-mitral-regurgitation
#20
Amr A Arafat, Amr A Abdelwahab, Mohab Sabry, Ayman Elsaied
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 23, 2017: Journal of Cardiac Surgery
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