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Inhaled nitric oxide after mitral valve replacement in patients with chronic pulmonary artery hypertension.
Patients with mitral valve disease can develop pulmonary artery hypertension that persists after mitral valve replacement. In 1987, nitric oxide (NO) was reported to be an important factor accountingExpand
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Glucose and insulin supply before cardiopulmonary bypass in cardiac surgery: a double-blind study.
A double-blind study versus placebo was carried out to evaluate the effects of a 500-mL infusion of 30% glucose containing 300 units of ordinary insulin and 5 g of potassium chloride administered atExpand
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Hemodynamic and hormonal responses to hypothermic and normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass.
Normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is used in cardiac surgery at some institutions. To compare hemodynamic and hormonal responses to hypothermic (29 degrees C) and normothermic nonpulsatileExpand
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Relationship between Oxygen Uptake and Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation in the Immediate Postoperative Period
BackgroundDuring muscular exercise, a negative correlation has been demonstrated between the value of mixed venous oxygen saturation (S&OV0312;O2) and the level of muscular work, expressed at eachExpand
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Immunization by bovine thrombin used with fibrin glue during cardiovascular operations. Development of thrombin and factor V inhibitors.
Brief case histories of three patients aged 58, 38, and 44 years are reported. All underwent cardiovascular operations. Subsequently hemostasis test abnormalities developed between the seventh andExpand
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[Pharmacology of dopamine].
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Cefazolin and netilmicin serum levels during and after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.
The kinetics of cefazolin and netilmicin were studied in 10 patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery with hemodilution and cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). During surgery, but before CPB, cefazolin,Expand
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Comparison of the pharmacokinetics of methohexital during cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and vascular surgery.
The aim of this study was to assess the pharmacokinetics of methohexital (ME) in major vascular surgery (VASC) and to compare these data with the pharmacokinetics of ME during hypothermicExpand
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