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In this study, we examined the clinical outcome of coronary endarterectomy. From 1990 to 1998, 4839 patients underwent surgical revascularization. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) was performed alone on 4516 patients, was combined with right coronary artery endarterectomy (RCA-E) in 242 patients, and was combined with left anterior descending(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of 6% hydroxyethylstarch and human albumin as colloid solutions for treatment of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). DESIGN Controlled cohort study. SETTING Tertiary medical center. PATIENT(S) Sixteen patients with severe OHSS. INTERVENTION(S) Six percent hydroxyethylstarch (6 patients) and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the causes and outcomes of patients with postcardiac surgery renal dysfunction. PATIENTS AND METHODS A large cardiovascular data- base including pre-, peri- and postoperative serum creatinine concentrations from 2214 consecutive cardiac surgery patients was analyzed. RESULTS Sixty-nine patients developed postoperative renal(More)
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