Elthon Silveira Cressoni

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The myocardial protection allowed great advance in cardiac surgery, decreasing the mortality and making more feasible complex surgeries. Lately, the patient population elected for cardiac procedures has been changing towards elderly patients with ventricular function depressed and myocardial hypertrophy. The myocardial hypertrophy condition represents a(More)
OBJECTIVE To experimentally compare the structural and ultrastructural changes in isolated hypertrophied rabbits' hearts submitted to cardiac arrest protected using sanguineous and crystalloid cardioplegia solutions. METHOD The study comprised two experimental groups and one control group. In Experimental Group I, cardiac arrest was achieved by the(More)
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