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Preoperative asymptomatic leukocytosis and postoperative outcome in cardiac surgery patients

Background Despite showing a prognostic value in general surgical patients, preoperative asymptomatic elevated white blood cell (WBC) count is not considered a risk factor for cardiac surgery ... , Massachusetts, United States of America, 2 Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University , Chicago , Illinois, United States of America, 3 Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Beth Israel

Use of a flowable haemostat versus an oxidised regenerated cellulose agent in primary elective cardiac surgery: economic impact from a UK healthcare perspective

Flowable haemostatic agents have been shown to be superior to non-flowable agents in terms of haemostatic control and need for transfusion products in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. We ... (Floseal) compared with non-flowable oxidised regenerated cellulose (ORC) agent in primary elective cardiac surgery from the perspective of the UK National Health Service (NHS). Methods: A cost-consequence

Role of 3D Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery: Strengths and Limitations

-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (RT 3D TEE) during cardiac surgery and cardiac interventions. Recent Findings Recently published recommendations and guidelines include the use of RT 3D TEE. RT 3 D ... multiplane/biplane/X-plane imaging; Cardiac surgery; Interventions; Transcatheter procedures; Echocardiographer; Spatial resolution; Temporal resolution; Guidelines and recommendations; Valvular surgery

Effect of levosimendan on prognosis in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Republic of China Background: Small trials suggest that levosimendan is associated with a favorable outcome in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. However, recently published larger-scale trials did not ... provide evidence for a similar benefit from levosimendan. We performed a meta-analysis to assess the survival benefits of levosimendan in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and to investigate its effects

Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: a preventable event?

levosimendan improves the survival rates among patients undergoing cardiac surgery [ 11, 13, 14 ], a recently published randomized controlled trial has shown that levosimendan does not reduce the incidence of ... . 4. Rosner MH , Okusa MD . Acute kidney injury associated with cardiac surgery . Clin J Am Soc Nephrol . 2006 ; 1 : 19 - 32 . 5. Hobson CE , Yavas S , Segal MS , Schold JD , Tribble CG , Layon AJ

Clinical Impact of Custodiol Cardioplegic Solution on Patients Undergoing Complex Cardiac Surgery With Mild to Moderate Impairment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function

attractive option for lengthy complex cardiac surgery. It was proved that it is simple to use, safe and practical. Moreover, it is considered to confer sufficient myocardial protection for more than 2 h of ... descriptive study to analyze the performance of HTK solution in patients undergoing complex cardiac surgery with mild to moderate impairment of left ventricular systolic function. Patients and methods: A total

The dose of hydroxyethyl starch 6% 130/0.4 for fluid therapy and the incidence of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: A retrospective matched study

The safety of hydroxyethyl starches (HES) is still under debate. No studies have compared different dosing regimens of HES in cardiac surgery. We analyzed whether the incidence of Acute Kidney Injury ... patients undergoing elective or emergency cardiac surgery with or without cardiopulmonary bypass. Exclusion criteria were patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT), cardiac trauma surgery, heart

Outcome of cardiac surgery in patients with congenital heart disease in England between 1997 and 2015

Background The number of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) is increasing worldwide and most of them will require cardiac surgery, once or more, during their lifetime. The total volume of ... Heart Disease Centre, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Muenster , Muenster, Germany , 3 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College London , London

Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery is associated with mid-term but not long-term mortality: A cohort-based study

Acute kidney injury (AKI) in cardiac surgery is associated with complications, early and late mortality and increased health care expenditures. The overall dynamic comorbidity-adjusted contributions ... adult patients admitted for cardiac surgery were enrolled in the study. Follow-up data were obtained through telephonic survey after 1, 5, 10, and 15 years or from the National Mortality Registry. All

Association of gain-of-function EPHX2 polymorphism Lys55Arg with acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery

Twenty to thirty percent of patients undergoing cardiac surgery develop acute kidney injury (AKI). In mice, inhibition of soluble epoxide hydrolase (sEH) attenuates renal injury following ischemia ... associated with AKI after cardiac surgery. We genotyped patients in two independent cardiac surgery cohorts for functional EPHX2 polymorphisms, Lys55Arg and Arg287Gln, and determined AKI using Acute Kidney

Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury: tools for enriching clinical trial populations

decline in renal function, even though the kidneys themselves are almost never ‘‘acutely injured’’. When AKI occurs soon after heart surgery, it is called cardiac surgery-associated AKI (CS-AKI), and ... clinique multicentrique pragmatique plus ancienne.8 Dans l’e´tude pre´sente´e ici, les auteurs rapportent qu’une augmentation imme´diate (c.-a`-d., au moment de Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury

Preoperative aspirin use and acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: A propensity-score matched observational study

use on postoperative AKI in cardiac surgery. Methods A total of 770 patients who underwent cardiovascular surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass were reviewed. Perioperative clinical parameters including ... cardiac surgery. - Data Availability Statement: All relevant data are within the paper and its Supporting Information files. Funding: The authors received no specific funding for this work. Competing

Ischemic Colitis after Cardiac Surgery: Can We Foresee the Threat?

Introduction Ischemic colitis (IC) remains a great threat after cardiac surgery with use of extracorporeal circulation. We aimed to identify predictive risk factors and influence of early ... , Germany , 5 Department of Cardiac Surgery , HaerzZenter-INCCI, rue Ernest-Barble , Luxembourg , Luxembourg 1 Editor: Chiara Lazzeri , Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi , ITALY - Funding: The

Predictors of total morbidity burden on days 3, 5 and 8 after cardiac surgery

risks associated with surgery. The Cardiac Post-Operative Morbidity Score (C-POMS) is a new tool for describing and scoring (0–13) total morbidity burden after cardiac surgery, derived by noting the

Cardiac surgery, a right target for hyperoxia?

In perioperative cardiac surgery period, supra-physiological arterial oxygen partial pressures is common practice, although there is no clear evidence of any benefit. Smit et al. have shown that a ... , PRES L'UNAM , Angers , France 7 Département de Réanimation Médicale et de Médecine Hyperbare Centre Hospitalier Universitaire , Angers 49933, Cedex 9 , France In perioperative cardiac surgery period

Acute kidney injury induces high-sensitivity troponin measurement changes after cardiac surgery

function. This consideration had not been studied in settings of acute kidney injury (AKI). We aim to explore the diagnostic value of high sensitive troponin T (hsTnT) in the settings of cardiac surgery ... both groups all over the course denoting possible delayed clearance in patients with AKI. Acute kidney injury; High sensitive troponin; Cardiac surgery - Background The ultimate role of cardiac

Antithrombotic therapy of patients with atrial fibrillation discharged after major non-cardiac surgery. 1-year follow-up. Sub-analysis of PRAGUE 14 study

Background The study investigated the discharge antithrombotic medication in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) after major non-cardiac surgery and the impact on one-year outcomes. Methods A ... -cardiac surgery in recent large cohorts and population-based studies exceeds 2% [8±10] and surpasses 5% in patients at high cardiac risk [ 11 ]. Non-cardiac surgery is frequently accompanied by a

Decreased physical activity is a predictor for a complicated recovery post cardiac surgery

with a decreased PA, undergoing cardiac surgery, are at higher risk for a postoperative complicated recovery (PCR). Methods Three thousand three hundred eighty two patients undergoing elective cardiac ... two patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery between January 2007 and December 2013 were included. The group was divided into three subgroups: group A, aged ≤ 65 years (N = 1329); group B, aged > 65

Active Bleeding after Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective Observational Multicenter Study

Main Objectives To estimate the incidence of active bleeding after cardiac surgery (AB) based on a definition directly related on blood flow from chest drainage; to describe the AB characteristics ... hemostasis during the first 12 postoperative hours. The definition was applied in a prospective longitudinal observational study involving 29 French centers; all adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery with

Plasma glutamine levels before cardiac surgery are related to post-surgery infections; an observational study

. In the present study plasma glutamine levels were measured before and after cardiac surgery and we questioned whether there is a relation between plasma glutamine levels and duration of ECC and the ... , observational study in a closed-format, 20-bed, mixed ICU in a tertiary teaching hospital. We included consecutive patients after elective cardiac surgery with use of extracorporeal circulation. Blood samples