Jose Miguel Herrera

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Community Question and Answering (Q&A) sites provide special features for asking questions and receiving answers from users on the Web. Nevertheless, Web users do not restrict themselves to posting their questions exclusively in these platforms. With the massification of on-line social networks (OSN) such as Twitter, users are increasingly sharing their(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the clinical and radiological characteristics, management and outcomes of traumatic ascending aorta and aortic arch injuries. METHODS Historic cohort multicentre study including 17 major trauma patients with traumatic aortic injury from January 2000 to January 2011. RESULTS The most common mechanism of blunt trauma was motor-vehicle(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Operative risk stratification scales for use in cardiac surgery have been developed for patients who undergo procedures using extracorporeal circulation. The aims of the present study were to investigate the use of six preoperative risk stratification scales in patients undergoing beating-heart surgery and to identify risk(More)
The aims of this study were to review the principles underlying use of the Carpentier-McCarthy-Adams IMR ETlogix® asymmetric annuloplasty ring for the treatment of chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation and to report medium-term clinical outcomes observed at our center. The in-hospital mortality rate was 2.8%. Echocardiography at hospital discharge confirmed(More)
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