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Tight perioperative glucose control is associated with a reduction in renal impairment and renal failure in non-diabetic cardiac surgical patients
IntroductionAcute renal failure after cardiac surgery increases in-hospital mortality. We evaluated the effect of intra- and postoperative tight control of blood glucose levels on renal functionExpand
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Dynamic Tight Glycemic Control During and After Cardiac Surgery Is Effective, Feasible, and Safe
BACKGROUND: Tight blood glucose control reduces mortality and morbidity in critically ill patients, but intraoperative glucose control during cardiac surgery is often difficult, and risksExpand
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Preinduction glycemia and body mass index are important predictors of perioperative insulin management in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate whether preinduction glucose is an important predictor for perioperative insulin management in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. DESIGN Prospective cohort study.Expand
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Endovascular treatment of concomitant patent ductus arteriosus and type B aortic dissection in a patient with pulmonary artery dissection.
Clinical Summary A 74-year-old woman was admitted with diffuse peripheral edema and orthopnea. Physical examination revealed a continuous murmur on the precordial region. Assessment withExpand
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Use of ketanserin in the treatment of hypertension following coronary artery surgery.
Ketanserin, a selective S2-serotonin receptor blocker with alpha 1-adrenergic blocking effects, may be a suitable antihypertensive medication after coronary artery surgery and lacks side effects seenExpand
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Perfusion techniques for port-access surgery
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery has become a reality. After the surgical approach without extracorporeal circulation (ECC), interventions with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) are gainingExpand
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Endoscopic Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Surgery After Previous Cardiac Surgery
Background— The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a right video-assisted approach for atrioventricular valve disease after previous cardiac surgery. MethodsExpand
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Reliability of auscultation in positioning of double-lumen endobronchial tubes
Auscultation is a well-established technique to confirm the position of double-lumen endobronchial tubes (DLTs). However, some authors have recommended that fibreoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) is alsoExpand
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Avoiding vascular complications during minimally invasive, totally endoscopic intracardiac surgery.
OBJECTIVE The introduction of minimally invasive valve surgery has been associated with an increased use of peripheral vessel cannulation in cardiopulmonary bypass. These techniques are associatedExpand
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