J E Szuman

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We present the case of a 49-year-old patient with aneurysm of the ascending aorta as well as mitral and aortic valvar insufficiency treated surgically. Preoperatively the patient was in NYHA functional class IV. We implanted mitral and aortic valvar prostheses and an intraluminal vascular graft in the ascending aorta above the coronary ostia. The(More)
Sphygmomanometer--S is the microcomputer device measuring blood pressure (BP) by the noninvasive sphygmooscillographic method following standard algorithm. When compared sphygmomanometer--S with auscultatory method, this device overestimated systolic BP by 7 mm Hg, and underestimated diastolic BP by 9 mm Hg on the average. In other words,(More)
Severe complications prolonged the original hospital stay to over 2 months. After 5 months intermittent fever lead to readmission, but no cause could be found. After 7 months severe fever and heart failure developed. Initially valve endocarditis was suspected. After a blood culture had revealed Candida sp. antimycotic therapy was carried out. The(More)