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Review of 387 isolated mitral valve replacements by the Model 6120 Starr-Edwards prosthesis.
Between February, 1965, and July, 1980, 387 patients underwent an isolated mitral valve replacement with the non-cloth covered Starr-Edwards ball valve (Model 6120) at the University of Louvain. TheExpand
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Conservative treatment of postsurgical lymphatic leaks with somatostatin-14.
Successful management of lymphatic leaks by continuous IV administration of somatostatin was first reported by Ulibarri and coworkers in Spain,(1) and more recently by authors from Italy(2) andExpand
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Sequential mammary grafting. Clinical, functional, and angiographic assessment 6 months postoperatively in 231 consecutive patients.
Between September 1985 and November 1987, 246 sequential mammary grafts were performed in 231 consecutive patients. Seventy-eight percent had triple vessel disease, and 33% required an urgentExpand
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Twenty years' experience with the Model 6120 Starr-Edwards valve in the mitral position.
A total of 549 nonconsecutive patients underwent isolated mitral valve replacement with a Starr-Edwards valve prosthesis (Model 6120) at the University of Louvain (Belgium) from 1965 to 1985.Expand
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Preoperative left ventricular dysfunction and operative risks in coronary bypass surgery.
Preoperative left ventricular function variables were evaluated as potential risk factors for peroperative and postoperative complications in 183 consecutive patients undergoing coronary bypassExpand
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Hæmostasis Disorders in Open Heart Surgery with Extracorporeal Circulation: Importance of the Platelet Function and the Heparin Neutralization
Abstract. The main haemostasis changes observed in a screening study performed in 40 patients who underwent an open heart surgery with extracorporeal circulation (ECC) are: a significant drop inExpand
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Haemostasis Disorders in Open Heart Surgery with Extracorporeal Circulation
The main haemostasis changes observed in a screening study performed in 40 patients who underwent an open heart surgery with extracorporeal circulation (ECC) are : a significant drop in plateletExpand
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Strut fracture of the Björk-Shiley aortic valve.
The following case report describes a fatal complication of a convexo-concave Björk-Shiley prosthetic valve in the aortic position (60 degree orifice opening).
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Tricuspid valve surgery.
Our purpose was to study the long-term results of the tricuspid valve replacement. It is obvious that tricuspid annuloplasty (Kay, De Vega) has its place in the treatment of functional tricuspidExpand
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