Stefanos Demertzis

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OBJECTIVES The C-Port System (Cardica, Inc, Redwood City, Calif) integrates in one tool all functions necessary to enable rapid automated distal coronary anastomoses. The goal of this prospective,(More)
In the present report the prevalence, severity, and risk factors of tricuspid valve regurgitation (TR) in 251 heart transplant recipients have been analyzed retrospectively. Tricuspid valve function(More)
OBJECTIVE Euro-Collins solution (EC) is routinely used in lung transplantation. The high potassium of EC, however, may damage the vascular endothelium, thereby contributing to postischemic(More)
The introduction of cyclosporine A (CyA) into the immunosuppressive therapy has significantly improved the results of heart transplantation (HTX). Its nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity, however,(More)