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Here we report a case of a 48-year-old woman with ectopic thyroid tissue in the right ventricle. The tumour involved 1/3 of the ventricle and adhered to the myocardium. The lesion was removed completely and a bioprosthesis was placed due to tricuspid insufficiency, and then a pacemaker was implanted. The diagnosis was made upon examination of the… (More)
Any e f f i c i e n t human-computer c o n v e r s a t i o n i n an e t h n i c language needs rather large ammount of information, which generally may be classified as follows: I/ Script: rules governing entire exchange of messages between computer and human which generally determine how computer reacts and responds in various possible situati o n s . 2 /… (More)
INTRODUCTION About 30% of patients undergoing cardiac surgery are diabetic, and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) is a reliable marker for long-term glucose control. The aim of our study was to examine whether tight glucose control before a cardiac operation results in a better outcome of the surgical treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed a retrospective… (More)
In this case report, we present the treatment of an acute type A aortic dissection in a Jehovah's Witness patient. In accordance with the will of the patient, blood products were not used. Additionally, the patient had significant hemostatic disorders due to the use of antiplatelet drugs.
UNLABELLED A retrospective study was conducted on 17 patients (11 female and 6 male) who underwent re-replacement of previously implanted bioprosthesis for it's structural failure in the period from 1989 until 1997. 1 of the patients was in NYHA class II, 7 in III and 9 in IV. There were 18 mechanical prostheses and 4 bioprostheses implanted during the… (More)
We report a case of left ventricular myxoma. The diagnosis was established by transthoracic 2D--echocardiography. The patient was successfully treated surgically.