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A novel procedure for reconstructing an extensive hypoplastic aortic arch in older children

Aortic arch reconstruction is the key to successfully repairing an interrupted aortic arch (IAA) with tubular hypoplasia of the aortic arch (THAA), especially in older children. We report a novel reconstruction technique involving aortapulmonary fusion that was used to treat THAA in a 9 year-old patient with IAA. In this procedure, the underside of the aortic arch and the upside of ...

Transapical transcatheter device closure of relapse left ventricular diverticulum: a novel minimally invasive technique for reoperation

Lei Gao 0 Yifeng Yang 0 Tianli Zhao 0 0 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University , 139 Middle Renmin Road, Changsha, Hunan 410011 , China We

Asymptomatic intracardiac migration of a Kirschner wire from the right rib

We report the case of a 50-year old man diagnosed with intracardiac migration of a Kirschner wire (K-wire). The patient had undergone surgical fixation of rib fracture 32 months previously. Chest roentgenograms, chest computed tomographic scans and echocardiography revealed that one of the K-wires had migrated to the right ventricle. The K-wire was removed immediately. To the best ...

Experience with percardiac interventions for multiple congenital heart diseases in children

OBJECTIVES To report our experience with percardiac interventions for multiple congenital heart diseases in children.

The application of pulmonary valve biorifice for reconstruction of right ventricular outflow tract in tetralogy of Fallot

Background To introduce a new technique to create a pulmonary valve biorifice for the reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract in tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), and to summarize the initial clinical experiment. Methods The new technique of reconstructing the right ventricular outflow tract with pulmonary valve biorifice was used in 53 cases of TOF (the observation group). ...

Identification of aberrant microRNA expression pattern in pediatric gliomas by microarray

Background Brain tumor remains the leading cause of disease-related death in children. Many studies have focused on the complex biological process involved in pediatric brain tumors but little is know about the possible role of microRNAs in the genesis of these tumors. Methods In this study, we used a microRNA microarray assay to study the expression pattern of microRNAs in ...

Regulation of Mcl-1 by constitutive activation of NF-kappaB contributes to cell viability in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma cells

Background Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is one of the most lethal malignancies with a 5-year survival rate less than 15%. Understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of ESCC becomes critical to develop more effective treatments. Methods Mcl-1 expression was measured by reverse transcription (RT)-PCR and Western blotting. Human Mcl-1 promoter ...

Experiences in severe chest trauma of children in 20 years

Though chest trauma in children is not so common as it is in adults, it may be life-threatening and suggest a high mortality. Herein we retrospected 59 cases of severe chest trauma of children out of 1506 chest trauma cases during 1986–2006 in our department. Features including demographic characteristics, causes, injury types, associated wound had been collected. There were 42 ...

Ambient particulate air pollution induces oxidative stress and alterations of mitochondria and gene expression in brown and white adipose tissues

Background Prior studies have demonstrated a link between air pollution and metabolic diseases such as type II diabetes. Changes in adipose tissue and its mitochondrial content/function are closely associated with the development of insulin resistance and attendant metabolic complications. We investigated changes in adipose tissue structure and function in brown and white adipose ...