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Effect of vitamin D deficiency on the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation in coronary artery bypass patients
Introduction: Various factors may be responsible for the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients. In our study, we demonstrated theExpand
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The hydatid cyst of the lung in children and results of surgical treatment.
Between 1976 and 1986 one hundred and ten children with pulmonary hydatid disease were treated surgically. Sixty five of the patients were males and 45 were females. We diagnosed hydatid cyst in 36Expand
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Cerebral perfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass in children: correlations between near-infrared spectroscopy, temperature, lactate, pump flow, and blood pressure.
Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a noninvasive modality to monitor regional brain oxygenation (rSO(2) ). In this study, we aimed to investigate the correlation between cerebral rSO(2) andExpand
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Factors affecting perioperative mortality in tetralogy of Fallot
We evaluated the preoperative, operative and postoperative risk factors affecting early mortality in patients who underwent total correction of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF).
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Lung hydatid cyst rupture and its surgery.
Hydatid cysts are common in Turkey. Authors have seen 248 cases of lung hydatid cysts; Fifty hydatid cyst of lung had ruptured. Their symptoms and detailed findings are reported. Rupture causedExpand
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Peroneal nerve palsy caused by popliteal pseudoaneurysm in a child with hereditary multiple exostosis.
A 12-year-old boy with a family history of hereditary multiple exostosis presented with a 3-week history of progressive knee swelling. The clinical examination revealed drop foot and a loss ofExpand
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Dangerous pencils and a new technique for removal of foreign bodies.
Aspirated foreign bodies are important problems during childhood. Some instances may be fatal. Most of the foreign bodies are removed with use of classic instruments like rigid bronchoscopes andExpand
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Surgical Treatment of Postinfarction Pseudoaneurysms of the Left Ventricle
Abstract  Background: Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is a rare and frequently fatal complication of acute myocardial infarction. It occurs as a consequence of rupture of the ventricular free wallExpand
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The impact of vessel clamps on endothelial integrity and function of saphenous vein grafts.
BACKGROUND Saphenous vein graft (SVG) failure can be associated with endothelial damage during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Endothelial damage may develop after application of occlusiveExpand
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Effect of electrocautery on endothelial integrity of the internal thoracic artery: ultrastructural analysis with transmission electron microscopy.
The internal thoracic artery (ITA) is typically harvested from the chest wall by means of conventional electrocautery. We investigated the effects of electrocautery on endothelial-cell andExpand
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