Adolfo Arévalo

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OBJECTIVES Preoperative anemia has been related with adverse outcomes in elective valve replacement and CABG surgery. Impact of preoperative anemia on outcome in octogenarians submitted to cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has not yet been precisely described. METHODS We analyzed association between preoperative hemoglobin level, minimum intraoperative and(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Morbimortality related to cardiac surgery may be superior in patients with malignant neoplastic disease. Inflammatory phenomena and immunologic changes secondary to extracorporeal circulation use can also increase tumor recurrence. We evaluate characteristics and results of cardiac surgery in our neoplastic patients. METHODS(More)
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