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OBJECTIVES A new class of rapid-deployment aortic valves has emerged with the potential to simplify minimally invasive aortic surgery and reduce crossclamp and cardiopulmonary bypass times. We report(More)
OBJECTIVES In this study, we sought to analyse the incidence of major non-cardiac complications and their impact on survival following cardiac surgery procedures in a contemporary patient cohort. We(More)
OBJECTIVE Tissue-engineered blood vessels (TEBVs) represent an innovative approach for overcoming reconstructive problems associated with extended vascular diseases by providing small-calibre(More)
OBJECTIVE Intermittent antegrade warm blood cardioplegia (IAWBC) is a simple and cost-effective method of myocardial preservation. However, there are only few prospective trials comparing this type(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this retrospective study was to assess pre- and intraoperative factors leading to neurological complications and early death following repair of acute type A aortic dissection(More)