Chet Szczepanski

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In the present study 75 patients were double blind randomized either to receive 10 mg propranolol orally 4 times a day (35 patients) or a placebo (40 patients). Episodes of clinically important supraventricular tachyarrhythmias were recorded in the first 4 postoperative days. They appeared in 5 of 35 patients receiving propranolol and in 5 of 40 patients(More)
A case report of pseudoaneurysm (PA) of the left ventricle due to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) caused by septic embolism from the infected aortic valve is presented. The patient was operated upon with resection of the left ventricular wall and insertion of a bioprosthesis in the aortic ostium. Because of reoccurrence of PA 4 weeks postoperatively due(More)
In 18 patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery the relation between right atrial temperature and right atrial electrical reactivation during cardioplegic cardiac arrest was studied. The administration of cardioplegic solution induced immediate ventricular and atrial arrest in all patients. No recurrence of ventricular activity was observed while(More)
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