Karl H Krieger

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The purpose of this experimental study was to examine the differences between peripheral nerve stimulation and direct spinal stimulation in generating cortical somatosensory-evoked potential (SEP) responses for monitoring spinal cord ischemia during thoracic aorta cross-clamping. Adult mongrel dogs (n = 6) were placed under general anesthesia and a left(More)
The authors evaluated the impact of an increase in depressive symptoms at 6 months after elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery on long-term cardiac morbidity and mortality between 6 and 36 months postoperatively. Patients who had low scores for depressive symptomatology pre-operatively and who completed follow-up at 6 months were contacted again 36(More)
BACKGROUND Transapical approach (TA) is an established access alternative to the transfemoral technique in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for treatment of symptomatic aortic valve stenosis. The impact of prior coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) on clinical outcomes in patients undergoing TA-TAVR is not well defined. (More)
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