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n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids for the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Background n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) have been proposed as prophylactic therapy in the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.Expand
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Prophylactic intra-aortic balloon pump in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a propensity score analysis.
The optimal use of prophylactic intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) to prevent postcardiotomy low cardiac output syndrome (LCOS) is still debated and poorly defined. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Preoperative Renal Functional Reserve Predicts Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Operation.
BACKGROUND Although acute kidney injury (AKI) frequently complicates cardiac operations, methods to determine AKI risk in patients without underlying kidney disease are lacking. Renal functionalExpand
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Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury
Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (CSA-AKI) is a common and serious postoperative complication of cardiac surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), and it is the second most commonExpand
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Redo After Failure of Aortic Homografts With a Rapid Deployment Valve.
Homograft implantation in the aortic position was a common approach for full root aortic surgical procedures in the early 2000s. Reintervention after degeneration of such homografts remains aExpand
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Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury
Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (CSA-AKI) is a common and serious postoperative complication of cardiac surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), and it is the second most commonExpand
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Routine Adoption of TIMP2 and IGFBP7 Biomarkers in Cardiac Surgery for Early Identification of Acute Kidney Injury
Background and purpose Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a severe complication affecting many hospitalized patients after cardiac surgery, with negative impacts on short- and long-term clinical outcomesExpand
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MINIMALLY INVASIVE ENDOSCOPIC AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT: OPERATIVE RESULTS.
To describe our endoscopic aortic valve replacement (E-AVR) technique and to evaluate its early results regardless of the type of prosthetic valve implanted and the patients' characteristics. FromExpand
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How to ensure a good flow to the arm during direct axillary artery cannulation.
We herein describe a simple and safe technique to avoid compartment syndrome/arm ischemia during direct right axillary artery cannulation, especially in patients who require long-term extracorporealExpand
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Clinical and Operative Determinants of Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery
Introduction: Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (CSA-AKI) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Objectives: We aimed to identify potentially modifiable risk factors forExpand
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