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High-risk mitral valve replacement in severe pulmonary hypertension--30 years experience.
OBJECTIVE In the past 30 years, 2316 patients underwent mitral valve replacement (MVR) at our institution; 382 of them had severe pulmonary hypertension (pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) > 50 mmHg;Expand
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Carotid artery cannulation in aortic surgery.
OBJECTIVE Carotid artery cannulation was initially established at our clinic for surgery of acute aortic dissection, and it became the standard approach for procedures in which circulatory arrest isExpand
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Simultaneous surgery of the aortic valve and sternal osteomyelitis.
A 64-year-old man was referred for aortic valve replacement due to severe stenosis. He also suffered chronic sternal osteomyelitis with skin fistula subsequent to radiation therapy. Both pathologiesExpand
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Phosphorylcholine-coated cardiopulmonary bypass in paediatric cardiac surgery improves biocompatibility: reduced contact activation and endothelin-1 release
Modification of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) circuits by using a phospholipid coating is a promising option for improving biocompatibility of CPB and thus reducing CPB-associated organ dysfunction.Expand
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Kanülierung der Arteria carotis communis bei akuter Typ-A-Aortendissektion
ZusammenfassungDie Kanülierung der Arteria carotis communis als Standardzugang bei akuter Aortendissektion Stanford Typ A ist in unserer Klinik seit 2002 etabliert. Das Ziel der prospektiven StudieExpand
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Kardiale Myxome bei Kindern und Jugendlichen
Zusammenfassung Fragestellung: Häufigkeit, Symptomatik, Diagnose, Therapie und Prognose kardialer Myxome bei Kindern und Jugendlichen. Methode: Literaturrecherche, Falldarstellung 3er Patienten imExpand
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Stenosed kinking of the left main coronary artery combined with an aneurysm of the ascending aorta.
Stenosed kinking of the left main coronary artery is described in a 60-year-old man with an aneurysm of the ascending aorta and severe aortic valve insufficiency. An elective complete ascending aortaExpand