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Off-Pump Coronary Endarterectomy in High-Risk Patients
The outcome of off-pump endarterectomy in patients with diffuse coronary artery disease and increased risk factors for cardiopulmonary bypass was reviewed. Thirty-eight procedures were carried out in… Expand
Off-pump coronary bypass for patients with concomitant malignancy.
- F. Nurözler, S. T. Kutlu, G. Küçük
- Circulation journal : official journal of the…
- 20 July 2006
BACKGROUND The effectiveness and advantages of off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) for patients with concomitant malignant neoplastic disorders were analyzed. METHODS AND RESULTS The study… Expand
Impact of clopidogrel on postoperative blood loss after non-elective coronary bypass surgery.
- F. Nurozler, T. Kutlu, G. Küçük, Candan Okten
- Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
- 1 December 2005
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of clopidogrel on blood loss and blood and blood products usage following CABG. One hundred and ninety-six patients underwent urgent or emergent… Expand
Aprotinin for Patients Exposed to Clopidogrel before Off-Pump Coronary Bypass
To verify whether low-dose aprotinin reduces blood loss and blood product usage in patients with clopidogrel exposure within 5 days before off-pump coronary artery bypass, 51 patients with… Expand
Coronary by-pass for bad ventricle; adoption of "hybrid-pump" bypass
BackgroundThe outcomes of on-pump and hybrid-pump bypass surgery in patients with depressed left ventricular function (EF<30%) were analyzed.Methods109 patients with preoperative left ventricular… Expand
Off-pump CABG in diabetic patients: Does insulin dependency matter?
Background. We aimed to analyze influence of insulin dependency on short-term outcomes after OPCAB in patients with diabetes. Methods. Retrospective cohort study was planned based on chart review.… Expand
False aneurysm of the left ventricle following myocardial infarction: an unusual location.
A false aneurysm of the left ventricle that is in fact a contained rupture is rare. False aneurysms have been reported to be mostly at the posterior-basal and rarely at the apical segments of the… Expand
Inadvertent retrieval of a broken PTCA catheter from the aorta during off-pump coronary bypass.
To cut costs, many centres around the world utilise previously used, re-sterilized balloon catheters to perform coronary angioplasty. The fracture and lodging of an angioplasty device within the… Expand
Off-pump coronary bypass for advanced left ventricular dysfunction : cardiovascular topics
Background: In this study the results of off-pump bypass in patients with advanced left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) and without bypassable circumflex disease were analysed retrospectively. … Expand
Off-pump coronary bypass for advanced left ventricular dysfunction.
BACKGROUND In this study the results of off-pump bypass in patients with advanced left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) and without bypassable circumflex disease were analysed retrospectively. METHODS… Expand