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Effect of partial ileal bypass surgery on mortality and morbidity from coronary heart disease in patients with hypercholesterolemia. Report of the Program on the Surgical Control of the
TLDR
Significant evidence is provided supporting the beneficial effects of lipid modification in the reduction of atherosclerosis progression and sustained improvement in the blood lipid patterns of patients who have had a myocardial infarction and reduces their subsequent morbidity due to coronary heart disease.
Sublethal Damage to the Red Blood Cell from Pumping
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Findings suggest that immediate hemolysis may represent but a small fraction of those red cells seriously damaged during pumping in intact unanesthetized dogs, suggesting a severe postperfusion anemia accompanied by a markedly shortened red blood cell life span.
The First Open Heart Corrections of Tetralogy of Fallot: A 26–31 Year Follow‐up of 106 Patients
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Complete repair gave excellent late results in this group cared for very early in the open heart era, which augurs extremely well for this generation of patients.
The direct vision correction of calcific aortic stenosis by means of a pump-oxygenator and retrograde coronary sinus perfusion.
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In a critically incapacitated 37-year-old woman this technique was applied to the correction, under direct vision, of her calcific aortic stenosis and the patient's status postoperatively has improved dramatically.
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