Browsing by Publisher "Texas Heart Inst."
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Publisher and Date:(Texas Heart Inst., 2001)Blunt injury to the cardiac valves leads to progressive acute ventricular failure which often requires urgent surgical management In this case report we describe an acute aortic valve rupture caused by air-bag inflation during an automobile accident. Laceration of an aortic valve cusp was treated successfully with urgent aortic valve replacement. A concomitant orthopedic injury was treated electively 15 days after cardiac surgery. Acute aortic valve rupture is a very rare complication of blunt ...
Comparison of intraoperative transit-time flow measurement with early postoperative magnetic resonance flow mapping - in off-pump coronary artery surgery Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Texas Heart Inst., 2003)The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate graft patency of off-pump coronary artery surgery intraoperatively by transit-time flow measurement and to compare this technique with postoperative magnetic resonance flow mapping. Twenty patients (13 men and 7 women