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Intraoperative saline-irrigated radiofrequency modified maze procedure for atrial fibrillation
(Elsevier Science Inc, 2002)
Background. This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the saline-irrigated radiofrequency modified Maze operation for treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation and to compare the results of the left and ...
Combined radiofrequency modified maze and mitral valve procedure through a port access approach: early and mid-term results
(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 ...
Does off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery reduce mortality in high risk patients?
(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 ...
Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting with use of the octopus 2 stabilization system
Background: The treatment of coronary artery disease has evolved rapidly over the last two decades. The gold standard of surgical revascularization, the on-pump coronary artery bypass graft, has been challenged by the ...
Effects of intravenous triiodothyronine during coronary artery bypass surgery
(Asia Publishing Exchange Pte Ltd, 2002)
A prospective randomized and double-blind study was performed to evaluate whether perioperative triiodothyronine administration has any effect on cardiovascular performance after coronary artery bypass surgery. Sixty ...
The use of the 5-HT3-receptor antagonist ondansetron for the treatment of postcardiotomy delirium
(W.B. Saunders Co Ltd, 2000)
Objective:To evaluate the effect of the 5-HT3-receptor antagonist ondansetron in patients with postcardiotomy delirium. Design: Prospective study. Setting: University hospital. Participants: Thirty-five patients who had ...