Browsing by Author "Caynak, Barış"
Combined radiofrequency modified maze and mitral valve procedure through a port access approach: early and mid-term results Authors:Akpınar, Belhhan; Güden, Mustafa; Sağbaş, Ertan; Sanisoğlu, İlhan; Özbek, Uğur; Caynak, Barış; Bayındır, Osman
Publisher and Date:(Oxford University Press, 2003)Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of irrigated radiofrequency (RF) modified Maze procedure through a port access approach during mitral valve surgery and evaluate early and mid-term results. Material and method: During a 16 months time period 67 patients with chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) eligible for port access mitral valve surgery were randomly assigned to either Group A in which they underwent a combined procedure (N = 33) or Group B in which ...
Authors:Akpınar, Belhhan; Güden, Mustafa; Sanisoğlu, İlhan; Saǧbaş, Ertan; Caynak, Barış; Bayramoğlu, Zehra; Bayındır, Osman
Publisher and Date:(Forum Multimedia Publishing LLC., 2001)Background: The aim of this retrospective study was to compare outcome in two groups of patients who were classified according to their risk groups and underwent coronary revascularization with or without cardiopulmonary bypass. Material and Methods: Between January 1996 and July 2000 480 cases that underwent coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) were included in a retrospective nonrandomized manner for study. Group I included 210 patients who were revascularized using off-pump techniques. Octopus ...
The use of stentless valves for root replacement during repair of ascending aortic aneurysms with aortic valve regurgitation Authors:Akpınar, Belhhan; Güden, Mustafa; Aytekin, Saide; Sanisoğlu, İlhan; Saǧbaş, Ertan; Özbek, Uğur; Caynak, Barış; Bayramoğlu, Zehra
Publisher and Date:(Forum Multimedia Publishing LLC., 2002)Background: Early and mid-term results of stentless valves for the treatment of ascending aortic aneurysm ( AAA) were evaluated in a retrospective manner. Material and Methods: During a four-year period 26 patients with ascending aortic aneurysms and aortic valve insuffiency underwent a total root replacement procedure using a stentless Freestyle valve (Medtronic Inc. Minneapolis MN). Mean age was 71 +/- 4 years ( range 66 to 79 years). Eight patients were in NYHA Class 2 13 in Class 3 and 5 in ...