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BACKGROUND Aortic valve replacement (AVR) improves left ventricular (LV) systolic function in patients with chronic aortic regurgitation (AR). The objective of this study is to determine predictors(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of prosthesis-patient mismatch (PPM) on clinical outcomes after aortic valve replacement remains controversial. We evaluated effect of PPM on long-term clinical outcomes after(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiopulmonary bypass may exacerbate myocardial damage in compromised left ventricles. Early and mid-term outcomes of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB) vs on-pump coronary(More)