Maike Anja Grosse Hartlage

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  • Elmar Berendes, Christoph Schmidt, +8 authors Michael Walter
  • 2003
HYPOTHESIS To evaluate the effects of high thoracic epidural anesthesia (TEA) on global and regional myocardial function and on perioperative coronary risk in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Prospective and randomized clinical trial blinded for the primary outcome measure of 73 patients scheduled for(More)
UNLABELLED This study was performed to determine the secretion pattern and prognostic value of A-type (ANP) and B-type (BNP) natriuretic peptide in patients undergoing cardiac surgical procedures. We measured ANP and BNP in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) with (n = 28) or without (n = 32) ventricular dysfunction and in patients(More)
UNLABELLED Chronic ingestion of small doses of ethanol protects the myocardium from ischemic damage. It was demonstrated that short-term administration of ethanol (SAE) enhances the recovery of stunned myocardium in acutely instrumented, anesthetized dogs. It is unclear whether this beneficial effect of SAE also occurs in awake dogs. Therefore, we(More)
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