Johannes Maximilian Albes

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Ischemia and reperfusion (I/R) result in surfactant dysfunction. Whether the impairment of surfactant is a consequence or a cause of intraalveolar edema formation is still unknown. The cumulative effects of lung perfusion, ischemic storage, and subsequent reperfusion on surfactant ultrastructure and pulmonary function were studied in a rat isolated perfused(More)
The purpose of this study was evaluation of an ice-free cryopreservation method for heart valves in an allogeneic juvenile pulmonary sheep implant model and comparison with traditionally frozen cryopreserved valves. Hearts of 15 crossbred Whiteface sheep were procured in Minnesota. The valves were processed in South Carolina and the pulmonary valves(More)
BACKGROUND Some general hospitals within the German health system provide supportive interventions, psychological as well as spiritual, to their patients. It remains to be proven if these interventions are effective when used in routine clinical practice. AIM To evaluate the effectiveness of psychological and spiritual interventions on improving recovery(More)
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