Etiquetas Archivo: coronary artery disease

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Coronary angiography findings in resuscitated and refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Introduction Coronary angiography (CAG) frequently reveals coronary artery disease (CAD) after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), but its use is not standardized and often reported in different subpopulations. This systematic..

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Risk-adjusted analysis of long-term outcomes after on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting

Abstract     OBJECTIVES Recent data suggested that off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) may carry a higher risk for mortality in the long term when compared to on-pump coronary artery..

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Rationale and design of the intravenous iron for treatment of anemia before cardiac surgery trial

Abstract Background Approximately 20% to 30% of patients awaiting cardiac surgery are anemic. Anemia increases the likelihood of requiring a red cell transfusion and is associated with increased complications, intensive care,..

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The heart of the ageing endurance athlete: the role of chronic coronary stress

Abstract Moderate physical exercise is associated with an irrefutable reduction in cardiac morbidity and mortality. The current guidelines recommend at least 150 min of moderate exercise or 75 min of..

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Redo Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the era of Advanced PCI

Abstract Objective: To review the evidence behind the role and relevance of redo coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in the current practice of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Methods: A comprehensive..

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Coronary Perfusion Pressure during Antegrade Cardioplegia in On-Pump CABG Patients

Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate whether aortic tension estimated by palpation and cardioplegia infusion line pressure provide results equivalent to those obtained with direct aortic..

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The use of preoperative aspirin in cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

Abstract Background Despite the fact that aspirin is of benefit to patients following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), continuation or administration of preoperative aspirin before CABG or any cardiac surgical..

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Analysis of risk factors for in‐hospital mortality in 177 patients who underwent isolated coronary bypass grafting and received intra aortic…

Abstract Background and Aim of the Study Intra‐aortic balloon pump (IABP) is the most commonly used device for circulatory support of patients with heart disease. The aim of this study..

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The on-pump/off-pump saga: an enduring conundrum

Abstract The aim of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is to prolong life and reduce symptoms. However, when compared with percutaneous coronary intervention, CABG is a significantly more invasive operation,..

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Endothelial Function in Patients With von Willebrand Disease

Abstract In patients with von Willebrand disease (vWD) the interest in age-related comorbidities has grown, because the life expectancy of these patients has increased. The research question of this study..

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