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Atrial activation during chronic atrial fibrillation in patients with isolated mitral valve disease.
BACKGROUND A computerized 32-channel mapping system has been developed to investigate the characteristics of the atrial activation sequence. The system is capable of displaying sequential atrial mapsExpand
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Successful combined operation for mitral stenosis and atrial fibrillation.
Simultaneous surgical treatment of mitral stenosis and atrial fibrillation was performed. The patient's postoperative course was uneventful, the rhythm changed to sinus rhythm, and the patient wasExpand
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[Simplified prediction of postoperative lung function by plain chest roentgenogram in patients with primary lung cancer--in correlation to postoperative respiratory complications].
For the purpose of simplification of prediction of postoperative lung function, we studied to predict lung function by analizing the frontal and lateral view of chest plain roentgenogram andExpand
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[Respiratory function on exercise as a predictor of complications after lung resection].
We studied the correlation between the complications after pulmonary resection and the results of exercise testing and others. The exercise testing was performed preoperatively on 64 patients; 44Expand
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Laser vascular welding in biologic grafts.
This study evaluated the possibility and efficacy of laser welding in biologic vascular grafts. Grafts were anastomosed to 21 canine peripheral (femoral and/or carotid) arteries or coronary arteriesExpand
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[Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the heart--a case report and review of the literature].
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) has been rarely reported as a primary tumor of the heart. We present a case of a primary intracardiac MFH and review the 28 previous reports of this rare cardiacExpand
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Expression of PCNA, Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor, FGF-receptor and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Adenomas and Carcinomas of Human Colon
This study was designed to clarify the role of growth factors and vascular proliferation in the growth of colon tumor. On immunohistochemical observation, the ratios of positive cells for PCNA, bFGFExpand
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Clinical evaluation of a new type of centrifugal pump.
The major problems with existing centrifugal pumps are leakage, mechanical trauma, and thrombus formation. In consideration of these problems, a new compact centrifugal pump system was developed. TheExpand
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[Intra-aortic balloon pumping and operative repair for postinfarction ventricular septal perforation].
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