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The efficacy of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting (mics cabg) for patients with coronary artery diseases and diabetes: a…

Abstract Background Conventional coronary artery bypass grafting (CCABG) tends to cause severe complications in patients with comorbid Coronary Artery Diseases (CAD) and diabetes. On the other hand, the Minimally Invasive..

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Valvular heart disease: from mechanisms to management

Abstract Valvular heart disease is common and its prevalence is rapidly increasing worldwide. Effective medical therapies are insufficient and treatment was historically limited to the surgical techniques of valve repair..

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Probiotics may alleviate intestinal damage induced by cardiopulmonary bypass in children Get access Arrow

Abstract OBJECTIVES Intestinal ischaemia–reperfusion injury induced by cardiopulmonary bypass causes intestinal epithelial barrier dysfunction, leading to dysbiosis and bacterial translocation. We conducted a randomized prospective study with 2 objectives: (i)..

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Intra-aortic balloon pump in patients undergoing VA-ECMO: an analysis of the Chinese Extracorporeal Life Support Registry

Abstract Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) has been increasingly used to treat refractory cardiogenic shock (CS) or cardiac arrest (CA) over the past decades. Peripheral VA-ECMO increases left ventricular (LV)..

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The Adherence to an Intraoperative Blood Product Transfusion Algorithm Is Associated With Reduced Blood Product Transfusions in Cardiac Surgical Patients…

Abstract Objective To demonstrate the value of a viscoelastic-based intraoperative transfusion algorithm to reduce non-RBC product administration in adult cardiac surgical patients. Design A prospective observational study. Setting At a..

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Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Pregnancy

Abstract Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a cardiac or pulmonary function support system that is used in cases of refractory organ failure in addition to conventional treatment. Currently, Level I..

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Microvesicles from stored red blood cells induce P-selectin and von Willebrand factor release from endothelial cells via a protein kinase…

Abstract Introduction The use of packed red blood cells (pRBCs) for resuscitation is limited by the red blood cell storage lesion, a series of biochemical and physiological changes that occur..

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Evolutions of extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO): perspectives for advanced hollow fiber membrane

Abstract Hollow fiber membrane is incorporated into an extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO), and the function of the membrane determines the ECMO's functions, such as gas transfer rate, biocompatibility, and durability...

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Andexanet Alfa Neutralizes the Anticoagulant Effects of Unfractionated Heparin of Bovine, Ovine and Porcine Origin Almost as Protamine Sulfate

Abstract Introduction Andexanet alfa (AA) - zhzo, recombinant coagulation factor Xa, is an approved antidote for oral Xa inhibitors (apixaban and rivaroxaban). Unfractionated heparin (UFH) is commonly used for therapeutic,..

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Comparison of venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, prone position and supine mechanical ventilation for severely hypoxemic acute respiratory distress syndrome: a…

Abstract Purpose Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with PaO2/FiO2 < 80 mmHg is a life-threatening condition. The optimal management strategy is unclear. The aim of this meta-analysis was to compare the effects..

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ECLS 360: Recent regulatory news from around the world... NOW WHAT!? - 26 June

Join ECLS 360 as we present recent global problematic issues regarding ECLS systems and disposables. We will cover topics such as: how items are approved for use not only in..

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Mitral valve repair, state of the art. Dr. Gilles Dreyfus - 18 June

Tema Virtual dissection and stereo virtual dissection   Descripción   Prof. Saurabh Kumar Gupta   Hora 18 Junio 7 pm

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CURSO HISPANOAMERICANO DE REPARACIÓN VALVULAR AÓRTICA 2024 - 25/26 Junio

La inscripción presencial incluye café, almuerzo de trabajo, certificados de asistencia y de acreditación de la Comisión de Formación Continuada de las Profesiones Sanitarias de la Comunidad de Madrid-Sistema Nacional..

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Extracorporeal vs. conventional CPR for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Background Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains a significant cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) is a potential intervention for OHCA, but its effectiveness compared to..

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Assessing Right Ventricle Over Time in Patients on Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Insights From Serial Echocardiography

Abstract Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is often used in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with refractory hypoxemia. There is limited literature highlighting the development of right ventricular (RV) failure while..

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Heparin-free veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in lung transplantation: a retrospective cohort study

Abstract Background In lung transplantation (LTx) surgery, veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) can provide mechanical circulatory support to patients with cardiopulmonary failure. However, the use of heparin in the administration..

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Protocol for the Use of Hemoperfusion in Cardiac Surgery

Abstract Hemoperfusion is a therapeutic method in which a large volume of the patient's blood is passed over an adsorbent material to remove toxins from the blood. Adsorption is a..

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Heparin-induced DRESS syndrome in a paediatric patient and successful anaesthetic management in cardiovascular bypass surgery: case report

Abstract Background Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) Syndrome is a severe adverse drug reaction marked by delayed hypersensitivity reactions causing skin and systemic complications. DRESS diagnosis is..

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Sex-Related Differences in Utilization and Outcomes of Extracorporeal Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation for Refractory Cardiac Arrest

Abstract Sparse data exist on sex-related differences in extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) for refractory cardiac arrest (rCA). We explored the role of sex on the utilization and outcomes of ECPR..

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Clinical outcome of a branch-first approach with a novel continuous whole-brain perfusion strategy for total arch surgery

Abstract Background Cerebral protection strategies have been investigated since the introduction of aortic arch surgery and have been modified over the centuries. However, the cerebral protective effects of unilateral and..

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CytoSorbents STAR Registry Data on Patients on Ticagrelor Undergoing CABG Surgery with CytoSorb Presented at EuroPCR 2024.

PRINCETON, N.J., June 04, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a leader in the treatment of life-threatening conditions in the intensive care unit and cardiac surgery using blood purification via..

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ECMO Fusion - August 12/13

The learning objective and goals for the ECMO Fusion: Understand Inclusion criteria for ECMO Patients.​ Understand ICU Care and Management with a team approach using guidelines and policies.​ Identify areas..

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Dual lumen venopulmonary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulation technique using the ProtekDuo

Treatment strategies for acute respiratory distress syndrome have dramatically improved in recent years. Nevertheless, despite optimization of ventilator parameters, mortality remains high. Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) allows the elimination..

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Essenz™ Perfusion System

[playlist type="video" ids="41303"] Built on LivaNova’s 50-year legacy of safety and reliability, Essenz supports the Perfusionist in doing what is best for each patient, and allows the entire heart team..

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Which strategy is better for lung transplantation: Cardiopulmonary bypass or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?

Abstract Background: In lung transplantation surgery, extracorporeal life support (ECLS) is essential for safety. Various support methods, including cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and off-pump techniques, are used, with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)..

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Prospective, Randomized Study of Fibrinogen Concentrate Versus Cryoprecipitate for Correcting Hypofibrinogenemia in Cardiac Surgery Patients

Abstract Objective Cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is associated with hypofibrinogenemia and severe bleeding requiring transfusion. Guidelines recommend cryoprecipitate or fibrinogen concentrate (FC) for the treatment of acquired hypofibrinogenemia...

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Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Pulmonary Complications: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis

Abstract Background Intraoperative packed red blood cell (PRBC) transfusion during cardiac surgery is associated with increased postoperative morbidity and mortality; however, data on the association between PRBC transfusion and postoperative..

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The association between patient safety culture and adverse events – a scoping review

Abstract Background Adverse events (AEs) affect 10% of in-hospital patients, causing increased costs, injuries, disability and mortality. Patient safety culture (PSC) is an indicator of quality in healthcare services and..

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Morbidity and Mortality in Adult Congenital Heart Surgery: Physiologic Component Augments Risk Prediction

Abstract Background We sought to evaluate whether the anatomic and physiologic stratification system (ACAP score), released as part of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association updated guidelines for management..

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