Marco Bürki

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Each hemisphere is known to be also involved in controlling the ipsilateral arm, but with an asymmetry favoring the dominant hemisphere. However, the relative role of primary and secondary motor areas in ipsilateral control is not well defined. We used whole brain functional magnetic resonance imaging in healthy human subjects to differentiate between(More)
Fibrin glue products and collagen patches are frequently used as a sealing product, preventing surgical side bleedings. This is especially true in the field of cardiovascular surgery, where increasing numbers of patients are being operated with antiplatelet and anticoagulation therapy. The aim of this report was, in an in vitro hemodynamic setting, to(More)
BACKGROUND Hydroxyethyl starches (HES) with lower impact on blood coagulation but longer intravascular persistence are of clinical interest. The current study aimed to investigate in vivo the isolated effect of molecular weight on blood coagulation during progressive acute normovolemic hemodilution. METHODS Twenty-four pigs were normovolemically(More)
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