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Prolonged extracorporeal oxygenation for acute post-traumatic respiratory failure (shock-lung syndrome). Use of the Bramson membrane lung.
Abstract A 24-year-old man sustained subadventitial transection of the thoracic aorta and multiple orthopedic injuries resulting from blunt trauma. The aortic injury was repaired. Because respirato...
Acute respiratory insufficiency. Treatment with prolonged extracorporeal oxygenation.
Experience using a new dacron wool filter during extracorporeal circulation.
TLDR
It is concluded that the Swank filter is an effective means of reducing nonfat microemboli during heart-lung bypass. Expand
Acquired ventricular septal defects. Evolution of an operation, surgical technique, and results.
The pathology and treatment of 19 patients with acquired ventricular septal defects (VSD's) secondary to myocardial infarction are presented. A new method of repair is described: suturing the freeExpand
The Surgical Management of Bacterial Endocarditis: A Review
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The prognosis in infective endocarditis when congestive failure develops, even in the presence of antibiotic therapy, is poor and an aggressive attitude with regard to early surgical intervention can greatly improve the outcome of valvular endocardritis. Expand
TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE MITRAL VALVE.
Excerpt Atrial fibrillation, a common sequel to mitral valvular disease, profoundly affects the course of the disease. It adversely affects the performance of the heart; significant symptoms may fi...
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