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ESC / EACTS Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularisation
StephanWindecker, Philippe Kolh, Fernando Alfonso, Jean-Philippe Collet, Jochen Cremer, Volkmar Falk, Gerasimos Filippatos, Christian Hamm, Stuart J. Head, Peter Jüni, A. Pieter Kappetein, AdnanExpand
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Early and late outcomes of 517 consecutive adult patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for refractory postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock.
OBJECTIVE Adult postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock potentially requiring mechanical circulatory support occurs in 0.5% to 1.5% of cases. Risk factors influencing early or long-term outcome afterExpand
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2014 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on myocardial revascularization: the Task Force on Myocardial Revascularization of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic
Authors/Task Force Members: Franz-Josef Neumann* (ESC Chairperson) (Germany), Miguel Sousa-Uva* (EACTS Chairperson) (Portugal), Anders Ahlsson (Sweden), Fernando Alfonso (Spain), Adrian P. BanningExpand
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Off-Pump Versus On-Pump Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting in Elderly Patients
*Herzund Gefäb-Klinik, Bad Neustadt, Bad Neustadt; †Herzund Diabeteszentrum,BadOeynhausen, BadOeyhausen; ‡HerzzentrumDresden, Dresden; §Universitäts-Klinik Jena, Jena; ║Universitätsklinik Giessen,Expand
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Patient prosthesis mismatch affects short- and long-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of patient prosthesis mismatch (PPM) and additional risk factors on outcome after aortic valve replacement (AVR). METHODS Four thousandExpand
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Aortic valve calcium scoring is a predictor of significant paravalvular aortic insufficiency in transapical-aortic valve implantation.
OBJECTIVE Transapical-aortic valve implantation (TA-AVI) has evolved as routine for selected high-risk patients. However, paravalvular leaks >1+ remain an unsolved issue using current generations ofExpand
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One-year follow-up of patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery assessed with the Comprehensive Assessment of Frailty test and its simplified form.
Assessment of perioperative risk of elderly patients in cardiac surgery is demanding. Most of the commonly used cardiac surgery risk scores over-or underestimate individual risk. Therefore, weExpand
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Complex coronary anatomy in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: impact of complex coronary anatomy in modern bypass surgery? Lessons learned from the SYNTAX trial after two years.
OBJECTIVE SYNTAX study compares outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting with percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with 3-vessel and/or left main disease. Complexity of coronary arteryExpand
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Autopsy Findings in Patients on Postcardiotomy Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
Objectives To assess the clinical sensitivity of causes of death, concomitant diseases and postoperative complications including thromboembolic events in ECMO patients. Methods: Between January 2000Expand
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Valve-in-Valve Implantation of Medtronic CoreValve Prosthesis in Patients with Failing Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves
Background—Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) using the Medtronic CoreValve (MCV) system might represent an alternative to conventional redo surgery in older high-risk patients with aExpand
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