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2012 HRS/EHRA/ECAS Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: recommendations for patient selection, procedural techniques, patient management and follow-up,
During the past decade, catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) has evolved rapidly from an investigational procedure to its current status as a commonly performed ablation procedure in manyExpand
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HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert Consensus Statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm
Hugh Calkins, MD, FHRS; Josep Brugada, MD, FESC; Douglas L. Packer, MD, FHRS; Riccardo Cappato, MD, FESC; Shih-Ann Chen, MD, FHRS; Harry J. G. Crijns, MD, FESC; Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD; D. WynExpand
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Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts.
Between 43,000 and 47,000 people die annually in the United States from diseases of the aorta and its branches and continues to increase. For the thoracic aorta, these diseases are increasinglyExpand
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Revascularization for unprotected left main stem coronary artery stenosis stenting or surgery.
For coronary artery disease with unprotected left main stem (LMS) stenosis, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is traditionally regarded as the "standard of care" because of its well-documentedExpand
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The creatine kinase system in normal and diseased human myocardium.
We measured creatine kinase activity, isozyme composition, and total creatine content in biopsy samples of left ventricular myocardium from 34 adults in four groups: subjects with normal leftExpand
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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons practice guideline series: Blood glucose management during adult cardiac surgery.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Practice Guideline Series : Blood Glucose Management During Adult Cardiac Surgery
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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons practice guideline series: Antibiotic prophylaxis in cardiac surgery, part II: Antibiotic choice.
1. Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; 2. Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 3. Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA; 4. Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC; 5. OklahomaExpand
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Effect of gender on postoperative outcomes and hospital stays after coronary artery bypass grafting.
BACKGROUND Compared to men, women undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting appear to have a higher morbidity and mortality, particularly in the perioperative period. This study was designed toExpand
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Mitral valve surgery in heart failure: insights from the Acorn Clinical Trial.
OBJECTIVE The study objective was to evaluate in a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial the safety and efficacy of mitral valve surgery with and without the CorCap cardiac support device (AcornExpand
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