Reiko Steinert

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INTRODUCTION Identification of suitable candidates for cardioversion currently is not based on individual electrical and mechanical atrial remodeling. Therefore, this study analyzed the meaning of atrial fibrillatory rate obtained from the surface ECG (as a measure of electrical remodeling) and left atrial size (as measure of mechanical remodeling) for(More)
Forty patients who underwent elective cholecystectomy were examined preoperatively and during the first postoperative week by physical examination, measurement of FVC and FEV1, arterial pH and blood gas analyses, and chest x-ray. Postoperative pulmonary complications (p.p.c.) were detected in 30 (75%) of the patients. Simple auscultation was the most(More)
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