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Endovascular stent-graft placement in aortic dissection: a meta-analysis.
AIMS This article summarizes all available published data with respect to clinical success, complications, and outcomes of endovascular stent-graft placement among patients with descending aorticExpand
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Diagnostic discrimination between graft-related and non-graft-related perioperative myocardial infarction with cardiac troponin I after coronary artery bypass surgery.
AIMS The rise of markers for myocardial injury indicates early graft-related or non-graft-related perioperative myocardial infarction (PMI) after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). A diagnosticExpand
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Sepsis and catecholamine support are the major risk factors for critical illness polyneuropathy after open heart surgery'.
BACKGROUND Critical illness polyneuropathy (CIP) remains a problem after open heart surgery. Recently, we reported about a retrospectively performed study pointing out that sepsis, the application ofExpand
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Aortoesophageal Fistula Secondary to Stent-Graft Repair of the Thoracic Aorta
Purpose: To report the incidence and management of aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) secondary to endovascular stent-graft repair of the descending thoracic aorta. Methods: A retrospective review wasExpand
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Critical illness polyneuropathy: a new iatrogenically induced syndrome after cardiac surgery?
OBJECTIVE Critical illness polyneuropathy (CIP) is a newly described severe complication after open heart surgery leading to tetraplegia for weeks to months. The purpose of the study was to gatherExpand
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Clinical Implications of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome following Thoracic Aortic Stent-Graft Placement
Purpose: To quantify inflammatory markers in a large cohort of patients undergoing thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and investigate if profound biomarker elevations may be predictors ofExpand
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Frequency and outcomes of acute renal failure following thoracic aortic stent-graft placement.
We assessed the incidence, correlates, and outcomes of acute renal failure (ARF) after thoracic aortic stent-graft placement. Postprocedural ARF is an inherent complication of catheter-basedExpand
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Interruption of bronchial circulation leads to a severe decrease in peribronchial oxygen tension in standard lung transplantation technique.
OBJECTIVE In clinical practice lung transplantation is the only procedure where the transplanted organ is left without its own arterial perfusion. With the interruption of the bronchial arteries theExpand
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Endovascular stent-graft placement for complications of acute type B aortic dissection
Purpose of review To review the concepts and current clinical results of endovascular stent-graft placement for acute complicated type B aortic dissection. Recent findings The optimal treatment forExpand
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