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BACKGROUND The conventional surgical aortic bioprostheses used for treatment of aortic stenosis (AS) are inherently stenotic in nature. The more favorable mechanical profile of the Medtronic CoreValve bioprosthesis may translate into a better hemodynamic and neurohormonal response. PATIENTS AND METHODS The early hemodynamic and neurohormonal responses of(More)
AIM To evaluate the combined phacoemulsification with acrylic intraocular lens implantation and trabeculectomy with releasable sutures, without the use of antimetabolites, performed by one surgeon. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed on 251 eyes of 198 patients after a combined phaco/trabeculectomy procedure, followed up for an average of 16(More)
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