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aortic profilaxis

Dejan Markovi, Radmilo Janković, Natasa Kovadević-Kostić, Milos Velinović, Mile Vranes, Branislava Ivanović
In patients with valvular heart disease planned for any type of surgery preoperative evaluation and preparation are especially important for a successfull outcome of the surgery. Preoperative preparation and intraoperative treatment of patients with valvular heart disease are different de-Spending on the type of valvular disease: aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation or mitral valve prolapse. In this paper we have outlined the criteria for evaluating the severity of valvular disease, given that the risk in surgery is proportional to the degree of valvular disease...
2011: Acta Chirurgica Iugoslavica
C Vázquez-Antona, J Calderón-Colmenero, F Attié, C Zabal, A Buendía-Hernández, L H Díaz-Medina, J Bialkowski, F García Arenal
UNLABELLED: Most of the published papers on Rheumatic Fever (RF) have not included the younger population. We selected 211 cases of children with RF younger than 6 years of age from 9,471 clinical files from 1944 to 1982. These were followed retrospectively to identify the presence of rheumatic activity, subsequent attacks and penicillin profilaxis. From de 211 cases, 209 had carditis; 57% of them were girls and 43% boys. There were no previous infections of the upper respiratory tract in 36% of the patients...
March 1991: Archivos del Instituto de Cardiología de México
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