Ali Asghar Moeinipour

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INTRODUCTION Central venous catheter placement is a routine procedure for the management of critically ill patients; however, it is important to ensure its proper placement. A central venous catheter malposition may cause various complications, some of which can be fatal. CASE PRESENTATION We report an unexpected malposition of a catheter in the left(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiac surgery under Cardiopulmonary bypass causes a systemic inflammatory response with a multifactorial etiology including direct tissue damage, ischemia and stimulation of immune system induced by cardiopulmonary bypass. This study was designed due to the high prevalence and complications of this stimulated immune system in mortality,(More)
Objective: Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is the most common complication after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and a major cause of increased hospital costs. Dispersed atrial refractoriness is thought to be the primary mechanism, whereas myocardial inflammation has an important role in altering atrial conduction. We evaluated the(More)
BACKGROUND Steroid administration during cardiopulmonary bypass is considered to improve cardiopulmonary function by modulating inflammations caused by bypass. OBJECTIVES This study was performed to compare effectiveness of preoperative and intraoperative methylprednisolone (MP) to preoperative methylprednisolone alone in post bypass inflammatory (IL-6)(More)
INTRODUCTION Although a few patients will survive after penetrating cardiac injuries, some of them may have unnoticeable intracardiac injuries. The combination of aorto-right ventricular fistula with aortic valve injury is rare. CASE PRESENTATION A 19 year-old man referred with an aorto-right ventricular fistula accompanied with aortic regurgitation and(More)
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