Archivos mensuales: febrero2022

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Impaired Blood Flow? Tension Pneumothorax on Extracorporeal Support

Abstract A 55-year-old patient experiencing severe coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) related acute refractory respiratory failure requiring venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) support, with femoro-femoral approach, suddenly developed both signs of..

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Persistent Hypoxemia in COVID-19 Patients on ECMO: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Abstract Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) has been used during the COVID-19 pandemic to support patients with the most severe cases of COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The earliest..

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Myocardial Protection With Different Cardioplegia in Adult Cardiac Surgery: A Network Meta-Analysis

Abstract Aim Cardioplegia is one of the most studied fields of myocardial protection during cardiac surgery. However, the most effective cardioplegia for protection in adult cardiac surgery remains unknown. Method PubMed and other..

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III Perfusionando - Liga Nacional de Perfusão

O III Perfusionando conta com a participação de profissionais incríveis. Será um dia inteiro de imersão na perfusão sem sair de casa.     Liga Nacional de Perfusão    

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ECHO ED "4hr Practical Echo Immersion Program - May 21

Learn the PRACTICAL SKILL of Echocardiography. 8 windows to PRACTICE... 4hrs to PRACTICE in... What are you waiting for? Let's do this! Saturday 21st May, 8am-12pm, Park Rd, Milton, Brisbane...

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Aortic valve replacement and transaortic mitral valve repair

Step by step aortic valve replacement and transaortic mitral valve repair in patient with severe aortic stenosis and mitral valve calcification undergone just simple incision aortotomy and both valve repair..

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II MÁSTER DE ECOCARDIOGRAFÍA PERIOPERATORIA EN CIRUGÍA Y PROCEDIMIENTOS CARDIOVASCULARES 2022/2023

El Máster aborda el aprendizaje, desde la etapa de la ecocardiografía básica, hasta la requerida para adquirir la capacitación de experto en todas las patologías, inclusive las más infrecuentes. A..

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EVH Step-By-Step - June 1

Getinge is committed to supporting you by delivering clinically relevant, evidence based programs designed to help you stay current with clinical procedures and technologies. Our webinar series, Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting..

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Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting Step-by-Step - 25 May

Getinge is committed to supporting you by delivering clinically relevant, evidence based programs designed to help you stay current with clinical procedures and technologies. Our webinar series, Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting..

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Heartmate III: Left ventricular assist and its future - 24 May

Dr. Diyar Saeed: - Jefe de sección del departamento de Soporte Circulatorio Mecánico y Trasplante Cardíaco en Leipzig Heart Center. - Assistant Director en Leipzig Heart Center - Profesor de..

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Mitral valve bacterial endocarditis

Patient with severe sepsis and mitral valve bacterial endocarditis undergone CPB and surgery and usage of HA380 cytokines reduction filter with very impressive postoperative course and level of interleukins as..

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Use of CytoSorb as a stand-alone therapy in a patient suffering from sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction

This case reports on a 67-year-old male patient, who was admitted to hospital suffering from a severe immunological response following his 2nd COVID-19 vaccination. [pdf-embedder url="https://perfusfind.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/CoW_19_2022_E_web_compressed.pdf"]

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Our 10-Point ECMO Checklist

How do you know when it’s time to take your ECMO program to the next level? Though COVID-19 cases may be dropping for the time being, the need for ECMO..

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Temporary mechanical circulatory support for COVID-19 patients: A systematic review of literature

Abstract Objective Myocardial damage occurs in up to 25% of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. While veno-venous extracorporeal life support (V-V ECLS) is used as respiratory support, mechanical circulatory support..

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Cardiac Surgery and Blood-Saving Techniques: An Update

Abstract Cardiac surgery is typically attributed with a significant risk of intraoperative blood loss and allogeneic blood transfusions. Intraoperative blood loss, allogenic blood transfusions, high dose anticoagulation requirement, and interactions..

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Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with acute covid-19 associated respiratory failure: comparative effectiveness study

Abstract Objective To estimate the effect of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) compared with conventional mechanical ventilation on outcomes of patients with covid-19 associated respiratory failure. Design Observational study. Setting 30 countries across five..

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Development of Survey Scales for Measuring Exposure and Behavioral Responses to Disruptive Intraoperative Behavior

Abstract Objectives  Disruptive intraoperative behavior has detrimental effects to clinicians, institutions, and patients. How clinicians respond to this behavior can either exacerbate or attenuate its effects. Previous investigations of disruptive..

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Intraoperative Hypotension and Acute Kidney Injury, Stroke, and Mortality during and outside Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study

Abstract Background In cardiac surgery, the association between hypotension during specific intraoperative phases or vasopressor-inotropes with adverse outcomes remains unclear. This study’s hypothesis was that intraoperative hypotension duration throughout the..

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Cytokine Hemoadsorption During Cardiac Surgery Versus Standard Surgical Care for Infective Endocarditis (REMOVE): Results From a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Abstract Background: Cardiac surgery often represents the only treatment option in patients with infective endocarditis (IE). However, IE surgery may lead to a sudden release of inflammatory mediators, which is..

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Risk Factors for Acute Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery and Performance of Leicester Score in a Spanish Cohort

Abstract The incidence of acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery (CSA-AKI) is up to 30%, and it places patients at an increased risk of death. The Leicester score (LS) is..

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Prothrombin Complex Concentrates to Treat Coagulation Disturbances: An Overview With a Focus on Use in Infants and Children

Abstract Various factors may lead to coagulation disturbances following cardiopulmonary bypass and surgery for congenital heart disease. In addition to the risks associated with the administration of allogeneic blood products,..

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Predictors of Survival and Favorable Neurologic Outcome in Patients Treated with eCPR: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Abstract Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (eCPR) can improve survival in selected patients with cardiac arrest (CA). In this meta-analysis, we evaluated factors associated with short-term survival and favorable neurologic outcome (FNO)..

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Cerebrum and Cardiac Protection with Allopurinol in Neonates with Critical Congenital Heart Disease Requiring Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CRUCIAL):…

Abstract Background Neonates with critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) are at risk of brain injury that may result in adverse neurodevelopment. To date,..

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Early Use of Methylene Blue in Vasoplegic Syndrome: A 10-Year Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study

Abstract Background: Vasoplegic syndrome is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This retrospective, single-center study aimed to evaluate the effect of early use of methylene..

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Initial experience with minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation in coronary artery bypass graft reoperations

Abstract AIMS OF THE STUDY: Minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation (MiECC) is an established alternative to conventional extracorporeal circulation (CECC) in coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), but data on its use in cardiac reoperations..

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Impact of the inspiratory oxygen fraction on the cardiac output during jugulo-femoral venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the rat

Abstract Background Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (V-A ECMO) with femoral access has gained wide acceptance in the treatment of critically ill patients. Since the patient´s cardiac output (CO) can compete..

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Stone heart syndrome after prolonged cardioplegia induced cardiac arrest in open-heart surgery – a pilot study on pigs

Abstract OBJECTIVES : To investigate Stone Heart Syndrome (SHS) as consequence of prolonged ischemic arrest in an experimental study on pigs in regards to onset of SHS and pathological changes...

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Waitlist Outcomes for Children With Congenital Heart Disease: Lessons Learned From Over 5000 Heart Transplant Listings in the United States

Abstract Background We evaluated the impact of pediatric heart-allocation policy changes over time and the approval of the Berlin ventricular assist device (VAD) on waitlist (WL) outcomes for children with..

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