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Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29992859/risk-factors-and-outcomes-associated-with-sepsis-after-coronary-artery-bypass-and-open-heart-valve-surgeries
#1
Sergey Karamnov, Ethan Y Brovman, Katherine J Greco, Richard D Urman
PURPOSE: Sepsis causes significant morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery and carries a significant burden on health care costs. There is a general association of increased risk of post-cardiac surgery sepsis in patients with postoperative complications. We sought to investigate significant patient and procedural risk factors and outcomes associated with sepsis after cardiac surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this retrospective study, we analyzed 531 coronary artery bypass grafting and open heart valve surgery cases that developed postoperative sepsis in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database between 2007 and 2014...
July 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29897014/future-technology-of-mitral-valve-repair-and-replacement-for-mitral-valve-disease
#2
Kelly Kohorst, Mias Pretorius
Mitral regurgitation is the most common valvular disease and significant (moderate/severe) mitral regurgitation is found in 2.3% of the population older than 65 years. New transcatheter minimally invasive technologies are being developed to address mitral valve disease in patients deemed too high a risk for conventional open-heart surgery. There are several features of the mitral valve (saddle-shaped noncalcified annulus with irregular leaflet geometry) that make a transcatheter approach to repair or replacing the valve more challenging compared with the aortic valve...
June 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29897008/interventional-echocardiography-of-the-mitral-valve-what-the-interventionist-wants-to-know
#3
Ludmil Mitrev, Nayan Desai, Ahmed Awad, Sajjad Sabir
The past 2 decades have seen a proliferation of transcatheter mitral valve (MV) therapies, which are less invasive and distinct from surgical MV repair or replacement. The commonly used MV transcatheter therapies include (1) percutaneous mitral balloon commissurotomy (PMBC) for rheumatic mitral stenosis; (2) edge-to-edge repair with the MitraClip for mitral regurgitation; (3) valve-in-valve implantation in bioprosthetic MV, native MV, or mitral ring; and (4) closure of paravalvular leaks (PVLs). This article will focus on the use of echocardiography in the diagnosis, patient selection, procedural guidance, and postprocedural follow-up for PMBC, with notes on the role of transesophageal echocardiography in transcatheter interventions for prosthetic valve degeneration and PVL closure...
June 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29871563/transcatheter-aortic-valve-replacements-current-trends-and-future-directions
#4
Lee A Goeddel, Jessica Serini, Johannes W Steyn, Adam S Evans, Sanjay Dwarakanath, Harish Ramakrishna, John Augoustides, Mary Beth Brady
Since the 1960s when the first aortic surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) was performed, continuous growth in the field of valvular technology has occurred. Although SAVR remains a lifesaving procedure, minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement has revolutionized and expanded aortic valve replacement to patients who were not previously SAVR candidates, increasing their quality of life and survival. Since its introduction in the United States in 2011, the technology and practice have rapidly expanded...
June 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29871549/a-patient-with-remote-heparin-induced-thrombocytopenia-and-antiphospholipid-syndrome-requiring-cardiopulmonary-bypass-do-current-guidelines-apply
#5
Warsame Ibrahim, Hunter Nakia, Miller Stephen, Spiess Bruce, Whitson Bryan, Perez William
Anticoagulation for cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is required to prevent acute disseminated intravascular coagulation and clot formation within the bypass circuit. Unfractionated heparin is the standard anticoagulant for CPB due to its many advantages and long history of successful use. However, heparin has the unique drawback of triggering Heparin-PF4 (PF4) antibodies potentially leading to heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). We have limited data regarding reformation of antibodies if a patient has had a prior (remote) antibody production or full HIT...
June 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29808750/perioperative-and-anesthetic-considerations-in-truncus-arteriosus
#6
Rishi Parikh, Michael Eisses, Gregory J Latham, Denise C Joffe, Faith J Ross
Truncus arteriosus is a congenital cardiac lesion in which failure of embryonic truncal septation results in a single semilunar valve and single arterial trunk providing both pulmonary and systemic circulations. Most patients with this lesion are symptomatic in the neonatal period with cyanosis and/or congestive heart failure and undergo complete repair in the first weeks of life. This review will focus on the anatomy, physiology, and perioperative anesthetic management of patients with truncus arteriosus.
May 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29790423/improved-cost-effectiveness-and-blood-product-utilization-from-instituting-a-blood-ordering-algorithm-for-cardiac-surgical-cases
#7
Kelly Ural, Jay Trusheim, Yamah Amiri, Mariella Gastañaduy
BACKGROUND: Results of a previous study revealed an over-ordering of blood products for cardiac surgery and led to the creation of a new blood ordering algorithm. This follow-up study has been conducted to evaluate improvement in ordering practices. METHODS: Retrospective data were collected for 171 patients who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting or valve surgery from March 2015 to March 2016 to determine the crossmatch-to-transfusion ratio (C:tx) and potential cost savings...
May 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29774793/surgical-considerations-in-interrupted-aortic-arch
#8
Damien J LaPar, Christopher W Baird
Interrupted aortic arch (IAA) is a rare congenital anomaly with several anatomical variants and is often associated with other intracardiac and/or extracardiac congenital anomalies. Historically, associated with high early mortality, outcomes for this anomaly have improved in recent eras with advances in perioperative and anesthesia management and refinements in surgical technique. This review provides a description of surgical anatomy, anatomical classifications, and associated congenital lesions as well as an examination of the perioperative and surgical management of IAA in the contemporary surgical era...
May 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29742969/perioperative-and-anesthetic-considerations-in-interrupted-aortic-arch
#9
Nelson Burbano-Vera, Katherine L Zaleski, Gregory J Latham, Viviane G Nasr
Interrupted aortic arch (IAA) is defined as the loss of luminal continuity between the ascending and descending aorta and is classified based on the anatomic level of interruption. IAA is associated with a number of intracardiac anomalies with the most common being patent ductus arteriosus, ventricular septal defect, and left ventricular outflow obstruction. There is also a strong association between type B interruption and 22q11 deletion syndrome. The perioperative management of the neonate with IAA begins in the intensive care unit with optimization of end-organ perfusion and function...
May 1, 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29701539/an-update-in-abdominal-organ-transplantation-anesthesia-in-2018-society-for-the-advancement-of-transplant-anesthesia-sata
#10
Jeron Zerillo, Michael Ramsay, M Susan Mandell, Tetsuro Sakai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29537348/ethics-of-liver-transplantation-the-role-of-the-anesthesiologist
#11
James M West
Anesthesiologists have clearly established their place in the history of medical ethics. Our involvement goes back to 1966 when Henri Beecher published his landmark paper on research and informed consent. Participation in the ethics of transplantation is no less important than our previous work. Organ transplant has been life saving for many but also has given rise to many misunderstandings not just from the public but also among our own colleagues. These include methods of allocation and donation, the role that affluence may play in receiving an organ, the definition of death and donation after circulatory death...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29488444/rapid-recovery-of-liver-transplantation-recipients-by-implementation-of-fast-track-care-steps-what-is-holding-us-back
#12
Gianni Biancofiore, Dana Rodica Tomescu, M Susan Mandell
A body of scientific studies has shown that early extubation is safe and cost-effective in a large number of liver transplant (LT) recipients including pediatric patients. However, fast-track practices are not universally accepted, and debate still lingers about whether these interventions are safe and serve the patients' best interest. In this article, we focus on reasons why physicians still have a persistent, although diminishing, reluctance to adopt fast-track protocols. We stress the importance of collection/analysis of perioperative data, adoption of a consensus-based standardized protocol for perioperative care, and formation of LT anesthesia focused teams and leadership...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29441818/comparative-effectiveness-and-harms-of-intraoperative-transesophageal-echocardiography-in-noncardiac-surgery-a-systematic-review
#13
Ashraf Fayad, Sasha Shillcutt, Massimiliano Meineri, Terrence D Ruddy, Mohammed Toseef Ansari
Intraoperative use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has become commonplace in high-risk noncardiac surgeries but the balance of benefits and harms remains unclear. This systematic review investigated the comparative effectiveness and harms of intraoperative TEE in noncardiac surgery. We searched Ovid MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library from 1946 to March 2017. Two reviewers independently screened the literature for eligibility. Studies were assessed for the risk of selection bias, confounding, measurement bias, and reporting bias...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29424263/intraoperative-transesophageal-echocardiogram-during-orthotopic-liver-transplantation-tee-to-the-rescue
#14
Lorenzo De Marchi, Janice Lee, Nina Rawtani, Vinh Nguyen
Supported by a growing number of studies and case reports in the literature, perioperative use of TEE in non-cardiac cases has significantly increased the past two decades. The utility of TEE in monitoring hemodynamic, and diagnosing causes of hypotension refractory to conventional therapy, have made it an almost indispensible tool during major surgeries, such liver transplantation. Despite this fact, compared to the adult population, there is a lack of an equivalent amount of literature on the perioperative use of TEE in pediatric cases...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29303422/use-training-and-opinions-about-effectiveness-of-transesophageal-echocardiography-in-adult-liver-transplantation-among-anesthesiologists-in-the-united-states
#15
Jeron Zerillo, Bryan Hill, Sang Kim, Samuel DeMaria, M Susan Mandell
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Describe transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) use, preparatory training and opinions about clinical importance, and future training pathways in a sample of liver transplant anesthesiologists. DESIGN: Online survey questionnaire. SETTING: Liver Transplant Centers in the United States. PARTICIPANTS: Director of Liver Transplant Anesthesia or designated alternate respondent. RESULTS: A total of 79 Directors or alternates from 111 (71%) centers were identified...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29276852/organ-donor-management-part-1-toward-a-consensus-to-guide-anesthesia-services-during-donation-after-brain-death
#16
Michael J Souter, E Eidbo, James Y Findlay, Daniel J Lebovitz, Marina Moguilevitch, Nikole A Neidlinger, Gerhard Wagener, Anil S Paramesh, Claus U Niemann, Pamela R Roberts, Ernesto A Pretto
Worldwide 715 482 patients have received a lifesaving organ transplant since 1988. During this time, there have been advances in donor management and in the perioperative care of the organ transplant recipient, resulting in marked improvements in long-term survival. Although the number of organs recovered has increased year after year, a greater demand has produced a critical organ shortage. The majority of organs are from deceased donors; however, some are not suitable for transplantation. Some of this loss is due to management of the donor...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188763/prothrombotic-state-in-a-patient-with-acute-liver-failure-the-question-of-anticoagulation
#17
Ecaterina Scărlătescu, Dana Rodica Tomescu
A 35-year-old male with acute liver failure due to acute hepatitis B virus infection was admitted to the intensive care unit with significant hepatocellular injury, cholestasis, abnormal standard coagulation tests, normal rotational thromboelastometry indices, and without signs of bleeding. He underwent emergency liver transplantation without requiring blood product transfusions or procoagulant treatments. The postoperative course was complicated by deep vein thrombosis and impending hepatic artery thrombosis treated with unfractionated heparin, aspirin, and intravenous prostacyclin...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29099345/coagulation-management-during-liver-transplantation-use-of-fibrinogen-concentrate-recombinant-activated-factor-vii-prothrombin-complex-concentrate-and-antifibrinolytics
#18
Jonathan H Chow, Khang Lee, Ezeldeen Abuelkasem, Obi R Udekwu, Kenichi A Tanaka
Coagulation management, and transfusion practice in liver transplantation (LT) have been evolving in the recent years due to better understanding of coagulation abnormalities in end-stage liver disease, and clinical management of LT patients. Avoidance of allogeneic blood components is feasible in some patients, but multi-modal coagulation therapies may be necessary in others who develop complex coagulopathy due to hemorrhage, hemodilution, hypothermia, and acid-base disturbances. Transfusions of plasma and cryoprecipitate remain to be the mainstay therapy for procoagulant factor replacement during LT...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29099334/viscoelastic-monitoring-to-guide-hemostatic-resuscitation-in-liver-transplantation-surgery
#19
Kevin P Blaine, Tetsuro Sakai
Coagulopathic bleeding must be anticipated during liver transplantation (LT) surgery. Patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) often present with disease-related hematologic disturbances, including the loss of hepatic procoagulant and anticoagulant clotting factors and thrombocytopenia. Transplantation surgery itself presents additional hemostatic changes, including hyperfibrinolysis. Viscoelastic monitoring (VEM) is often used to provide targeted, personalized hemostatic therapies for complex bleeding states including cardiac surgery and major trauma...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025378/transfusion-related-acute-lung-injury-trali-and-transfusion-associated-circulatory-overload-taco-in-liver-transplantation-a-case-report-and-focused-review
#20
Natalie K Smith, Sang Kim, Bryan Hill, Andrew Goldberg, Samuel DeMaria, Jeron Zerillo
Liver transplantation (LT) is a complex procedure in a patient with multi-organ system dysfunction and coagulation defects. The surgical procedure involves dissection, major vessel manipulation, and pathophysiologic effects of graft storage and reperfusion. As a result, LT frequently involves significant hemorrhage. Subsequent massive transfusion carries high risk of transfusion-associated complications. Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) and transfusion-associated circulatory overload (TACO) are the leading causes of transfusion associated mortality...
June 2018: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
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