Skip to main content

Advertisement

Springer Nature is making Coronavirus research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Articles

Page 50 of 56

  1. Bilateral heterochronic spontaneous hemothorax as a result of pulmonary ateriovenous malformation is a very rarely happened disease. A 34-year-old woman presented major symptoms with right-sided chest pain and...

    Authors: Yinghao Zhao, Guang-Yu Li, Zhiguang Yang, Peng Zhang, Kun Zhang and Guoguang Shao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:96

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  2. We used for the first time a right ventricular exclusion procedure for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma metastatic to the right ventricle. Our case report shows that this surgical option can be effect...

    Authors: Wan-Chi Liu, Kar-Wei Lui, Ming-Chi Ho, Shou-Zen Fan and Anne Chao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:95

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  3. We describe a case of a patient admitted with apparent life threatening events characterized by hypotension and bradycardia. The patient was ultimately found to have intermittent severe aortic insufficiency. U...

    Authors: Mary H. Martin, Stanton B. Perry, James V. Prochazka, Frank L. Hanley and Norman H. Silverman

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:94

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  4. A response to Dango S, Lin R, Hennings E, Passlick B. Initial experience with a synthetic sealant PleuraSealafter pulmonary resections: a prospective study with retrospective case matched controls. Journal of C...

    Authors: Luca Bertolaccini, Giovanna Rizzardi and Alberto Terzi

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:93

    Content type: Letters to the Editor

    Published on:

  5. adenosquamous carcinoma (ADSQ) of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is a rare disease and the biological behavior and clinicopathological characteristics have not yet been thoroughly described.

    Authors: Hidetaka Uramoto, Sohsuke Yamada and Takeshi Hanagiri

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:92

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. Progression of atherosclerosis in coronary artery disease is observed through consecutive angiograms. Prognosis of this progression in patients randomized to different treatments has not been established. This...

    Authors: Jorge Chiquie Borges, Neuza Lopes, Paulo R. Soares, Aécio F. T. Góis, Noedir A. Stolf, Sergio A. Oliveira, Whady A. Hueb and Jose A. F. Ramires

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:91

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. Since 2002 MI and stroke, not cancer, are leading causes of death in women. We studied 30-days and 1 year mortality of 3441 patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) operations in our institut...

    Authors: Sandra Eifert, Eckehard Kilian, Andres Beiras-Fernandez, Gerd Juchem, Bruno Reichart and Peter Lamm

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:90

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  8. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) has become an increasingly important technique for patients with respiratory or cardiac failure for a variety of causes. In addition, there are many reports about the...

    Authors: Jie Lei, Kai Su, Xiao F Li, Yong A Zhou, Yong Han, Li J Huang and Xiao P Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:89

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  9. Most cases of pleural empyema are caused by pulmonary infections, which are usually combined with pneumonia or lung abscess. The mortality of patients with pleural empyema remains high (up to 20%). It also con...

    Authors: Hung-Che Huang, Heng-Chung Chen, Hsin-Yuan Fang, Yi-Chieh Lin, Chin-Yen Wu and Ching-Yuan Cheng

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:88

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. Several alternative procedures have been proposed to achieve complete revascularization in the presence of diffuse left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) disease. With the extensive use of internal tho...

    Authors: Murat Mert, Gurkan Cetin, Cenk Eray Yildiz, Murat Ugurlucan, Ilker Murat Caglar, Ahmet Ozkara, Atif Akcevin and Cihat Bakay

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:87

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. Hereditary angioedema is characterized by sudden episodes of nonpitting edema that cause discomfort and pain. Typically the extremities, genitalia, trunk, gastrointestinal tract, face, and larynx are affected ...

    Authors: Jonathan A Bernstein, Suzanne Coleman and Arturo J Bonnin

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:86

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  12. A comprehensive evaluation of postoperative arrhythmias following surgery for congenital heart disease by continuous Holter monitoring has not been carried out. We aimed, firstly, to establish the time course ...

    Authors: Lars Grosse-Wortmann, Suzanna Kreitz, Ralph G Grabitz, Jaime F Vazquez-Jimenez, Bruno J Messmer, Goetz von Bernuth and Marie-Christine Seghaye

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:85

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  13. The prevalence of primary cardiac tumour ranges from 0.0017-0.28% and papillary fibroelastoma is rare but not uncommon benign cardiac neoplasm. Currently, with the advent of higher-resolution imaging technolog...

    Authors: Neerod K Jha, Michael Khouri, Donogh M Murphy, Alessandro Salustri, Javed A Khan, Moataz A Saleh, Friederike Von Canal and Norbert Augustin

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:84

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  14. Bronchogenic mediastinal cysts (BMC) represent 18% of primitive mediastinal tumors and the most frequent cystic lesions in this area. Nowadays, BMC are usually treated by VATS. However, the presence of major a...

    Authors: Baldassare Mondello, Salvatore Lentini, Dario Familiari, Pietro Barresi, Francesco Monaco, Michele Sibilio, Annunziata La Rocca, Vincenzo Micali, Ignazio Eduardo Acri, Mario Barone and Maurizio Monaco

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:82

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  15. Predicting postoperative lung function is important for estimating the risk of complications and long-term disability after pulmonary resection. We investigated the capability of vibration response imaging (VR...

    Authors: Rodolfo C Morice, Carlos A Jimenez, Georgie A Eapen, Reza J Mehran, Leendert Keus and David Ost

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:81

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. A partial lower inverted J sternotomy and an extended transseptal incision provide excellent exposure for minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. However, the extended trasnsseptal incision causes dividing th...

    Authors: Hironori Izutani, Masahiro Ryugo, Fumiaki Shikata, Masashi Kawamura, Tatsuhiro Nakata, Toru Okamura, Takumi Yasugi, Mitsugi Nagashima and Kanji Kawachi

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:79

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  17. Coronary artery dissection is a rare but well-described cause for myocardial infarction during the post-partum period. Dissection of multiple coronary arteries is even less frequent. Here we present a case of ...

    Authors: Taufiek K Rajab, Zain Khalpey, Bernhard Kraemer, Frederic S Resnic and Robert P Gallegos

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:78

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  18. As the population ages, bioprosthesis are increasingly being used in cardiac valve replacement. Pericardial bioprosthesis combine an excellent hemodynamic performance with low thrombogenicity, but valve failur...

    Authors: Jose Manuel Martinez Cereijo, Jose Rubio Alvarez, Juan Sierra Quiroga, Anxo Martinez de Alegria and Jose Manuel Suarez Peñaranda

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:77

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. Glomus tumor is an uncommon neoplasm derived from cells of the neuromyoarterial glomus or glomus body. Most glomus tumours occur in the dermis and subcutaneous tissues. A case of a primary pulmonary glomus tum...

    Authors: Athanassios Kleontas, Nikolaos Barbetakis, Christos Asteriou, Anastasia Nikolaidou, Aggeliki Baliaka, Ioanna Kokkori, Eleftheria Konstantinou, Anna Grigoriou and Jacob Antzel

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:76

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  20. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is believed to initiate granulation tissue formation via macro-deformation of the wound edge. However, only few studies have been performed to evaluate this hypothesis. T...

    Authors: Christian Torbrand, Martin Ugander, Henrik Engblom, Håkan Arheden, Richard Ingemansson and Malin Malmsjö

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:75

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. To investigate the long-term outcome of surgical treatment for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA), in patients with biventricular repair with the right ventricle as systemic ven...

    Authors: Ad J J C Bogers, Stuart J Head, Peter L de Jong, Maarten Witsenburg and Arie Pieter Kappetein

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:74

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  22. Airway complications are among the most challenging problems after lung transplantation, and Self-Expandable Metallic Stents (SEMS) are used to treat airway complications such as stenosis or malacia at the bro...

    Authors: Oren Fruchter, Yael Raviv, Benjamin D Fox and Mordechai R Kramer

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:72

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (CSA-AKI) contributes to increased morbidity and mortality. However, its pathophysiology remains incompletely understood. We hypothesized that intra-operative mea...

    Authors: Hussein D Kanji, Costas J Schulze, Marilou Hervas-Malo, Peter Wang, David B Ross, Mohamad Zibdawi and Sean M Bagshaw

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:71

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  24. We report an extremely rare case of Synchronous primary intrapulmonary and mediastinal thymoma in a Chinese patient. We describe the histological and radiological findings, which support the possibility of mul...

    Authors: Zuoqing Song, Xiaohong Xu, Shujun Li, Sen Wei, Jun Chen and Qinghua Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:69

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  25. Kartagener syndrome consists of congenital bronchiectasis, sinusitis, and total situs inversus in half of the patients. A patient diagnosed with Kartagener syndrome was reffered to our department due to 3-vess...

    Authors: Ioannis Bougioukas, Dimitrios Mikroulis, Bernhard Danner, Lukman Lawal, Savvas Eleftheriadis, George Bougioukas and Vassilios Didilis

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:68

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  26. Limited published data are available on how patients are mobilized and exercised during the postoperative hospital stay following cardiac surgery. The aim of this survey was to determine current practice of ph...

    Authors: Elisabeth Westerdahl and Margareta Möller

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:67

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. Cogan's syndrome is a rare disorder of unknown origin characterized by inflammatory ocular disease and vestibuloauditory symptoms. Systemic vasculitis is found in about 10% of cases.

    Authors: Gabriele Weissen-Plenz, Ömer Sezer, Christian Vahlhaus, Horst Robenek, Andreas Hoffmeier, Tonny DT Tjan, Hans H Scheld and Jürgen R Sindermann

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:66

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  28. It is common knowledge that cocaine has been linked to the development of various acute and chronic cardiovascular complications including acute coronary syndromes. We present a young, male patient, drug abuse...

    Authors: Efstratios Apostolakis, Grigorios Tsigkas, Nikolaos G Baikoussis, Ioanna Koniari and Dimitrios Alexopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:65

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  29. Plate and screw fixation is a recent addition to the sternal wound treatment armamentarium. Patients undergoing cardiac and major vascular surgery have a higher risk of postoperative arrest than other elective...

    Authors: Douglas R McKay, Hosam F Fawzy, Kathryn M McKay, Romy Nitsch and James L Mahoney

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:64

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. Previous reports have suggested that the appearance of pleural effusions (i.e., the presence or absence of blood) might help to establish the etiology of the effusions. This study explores the relationship bet...

    Authors: Bulent Ozcakar, Carlos H Martinez, Rodolfo C Morice, Georgie A Eapen, David Ost, Mona G Sarkiss, Hsienchang T Chiu and Carlos A Jimenez

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:63

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  31. Acute respiratory dysfunction syndrome (ARDS), defined as acute hypoxemia accompanied by radiographic pulmonary infiltrates without a clearly identifiable cause, is a major cause of morbidity and mortality aft...

    Authors: Serdar Şen, Selda Şen, Ekrem Şentürk and Nilgün Kanlıoğlu Kuman

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:62

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  32. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of autologous blood pleurodesis in the management of persistent air leak in spontaneous pneumothorax.

    Authors: Dimos Karangelis, Georgios I Tagarakis, Marios Daskalopoulos, Georgios Skoumis, Nicholaos Desimonas, Vasileios Saleptsis, Theocharis Koufakis, Athanasios Drakos, Dimitrios Papadopoulos and Nikolaos B Tsilimingas

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:61

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  33. Statin pretreatment has been associated with a decrease in myocardial ischemia markers after various procedures and cardiovascular events. This study examined the potential beneficial effects of preoperative a...

    Authors: Erdal Ege, Yüksel Dereli, Sevil Kurban and Ali Sarigül

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:60

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  34. A 40 year-old female, with a history of cardiac surgery for congenital aortic valve stenosis and von Willebrand's disease (VWD) presented with increasing shortness of breath due to mixed aortic valve dysfuncti...

    Authors: Kasra Shaikhrezai, Usman Bashir, Sheena Millar, Julia Anderson and Edward T Brackenbury

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:59

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  35. The management of mild to moderate dilatation of the ascending aorta of less than 5 cm is controversial, particularly when concomitant surgical correction of aortic valve is required. We investigate the impact...

    Authors: Keng-Leong Ang, Furqan Raheel, Amrita Bajaj, Andrzej Sosnowski and Manuel Galiñanes

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:58

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  36. We present a case of a 77-year old female who had undergone a coronary artery bypass grafting with an aortic valve replacement and developed three month later a Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRS...

    Authors: Aron F Popov, Jan D Schmitto, Theodor Tirilomis, Christian Bireta, Kasim O Coskun, Suyog A Mokashi, Alexander Emmert, Martin Friedrich, Christoph H Wiese and Friedrich A Schoendube

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:57

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  37. Redo open-heart surgery and sternal reentry in patients with previous deep sternal wound infection (DSWI) and absence of sternal integrity can be a delicate and morbid task due the lack of a dissection plane b...

    Authors: Richard Baillot, Éric Dumont and Pierre Voisine

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:56

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  38. A 45-year-old man presented with a six-month history of progressive dyspnea with productive cough and wheezing. The patient was a heavy smoker and had a history of tongue cancer, hypertension, and asthma. Ches...

    Authors: Chien-Kuang Chen, Chia-Ing Jan, Jian-Shun Tsai, Hsu-Chih Huang, Pin-Ru Chen, Yu-Sen Lin, Chih-Yi Chen and Hsin-Yuan Fang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:55

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  39. Cardiogenic shock has a poor prognosis with established treatment strategies. We report a 62 years old man with heart failure exacerbating into refractory cardiogenic shock successfully treated with the combin...

    Authors: Håvard Keilegavlen, Jan Erik Nordrehaug, Svein Faerestrand, Rune Fanebust, Reidar Pettersen, Rune Haaverstad and Vegard Tuseth

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:54

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  40. Sternal dehiscence is a serious complication after cardiac surgery. Sternal refixation, performed by simple rewiring or techniqual modification of rewiring as described by Robicsek, can fail, overall when the ...

    Authors: Fabrizio Ceresa, Giuseppe Casablanca and Francesco Patanè

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:53

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  41. Cardiac allograft vasculopathy (AV) is a pathological process of vascular remodeling leading to late graft loss following cardiac transplantation. While there is consensus that AV is alloimmune mediated, and e...

    Authors: Chelsey L King, Jennifer J Devitt, Timothy DG Lee and Camille L Hancock Friesen

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:52

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  42. The objective of this study was to evaluate postoperative outcome and efficacy of a hydrogel tissue sealant for prevention of alveolar leakage after open lung resections.

    Authors: Sebastian Dango, Rong Lin, Ellen Hennings and Bernward Passlick

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:50

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  43. An 83-year-old man presented with worsening of respiratory discomfort and underwent close examination, which revealed a large mediastinal lipoma measuring 15 × 10 cm. The patient showed heart failure symptoms ...

    Authors: Noritoshi Minematsu, Naoki Minato, Keiji Kamohara and Takeshi Hakuba

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:48

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  44. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a new treatment for refractory heart failure. However, most heart failure patients treated with CRT are middle-aged or old patients with idiopathic or ischemic dilate...

    Authors: Takahiro Mima, Shiro Baba, Noritaka Yokoo, Shinji Kaichi, Takahiro Doi, Hiraku Doi and Toshio Heike

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010 5:47

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics

Advertisement