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Gonococcal ascending aortitis with penetrating ulcers and intraluminal thrombus.
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The emerging epidemic of methamphetamine-induced aortic dissections.
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Is pre-transplant vascular disease a risk factor for mortality and morbidity after heart transplantation?
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg., Mar;31(3):457-61 (2007)
Open-chest management after heart transplantation.
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Expectant management is safe for cholelithiasis after heart transplant.
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Am. Heart J., May;151(5):1033-42 (2006)
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Strategies to reduce hemostatic activation during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Thromb. Res., 117(6):689-703 (2006)
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A phase III, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study on the efficacy of recombinant human antithrombin in heparin-resistant patients scheduled to undergo cardiac surgery necessitating cardiopulmonary bypass.
Anesthesiology., Feb;102(2):276-84 (2005)
Cardiopulmonary bypass: it's not the size, it's how you use it! Review of a comprehensive blood-conservation strategy.
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The use of neurocognitive tests in evaluating the outcome of cardiac surgery: some methodologic considerations.
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Papillary fibroelastoma: increasing recognition of a surgical disease.
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Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;66(3):697-8 (1998)
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Reduction of allogeneic blood transfusions after open heart operations by lowering cardiopulmonary bypass prime volume.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Mar;65(3):724-30 (1998)
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Ann. Thorac. Surg., Feb;65(2):425-33 (1998)
Factors influencing mortality after emergency coronary artery bypass grafting for failed percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Dec;64(6):1747-52 (1997)
Prognosis and quality of life after valve surgery in patients older than 75 years.
Chest., Oct;112(4):885-94 (1997)
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Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jun;63(6):1701-5 (1997)
Repair of left ventricular aneurysm: long-term results of linear repair versus endoaneurysmorrhaphy.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Mar;63(3):701-5 (1997)
Esophageal stricture--a rare complication of tracheal intubation.
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Heparin-bonded circuits with a reduced anticoagulation protocol in primary CABG: a prospective, randomized study.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;62(2):410-7; discussion 417-8 (1996)
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Enhanced blood conservation in primary coronary artery bypass surgery using heparin-bonded circuits with lower anticoagulation.
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Effective use of heparin-bonded circuits and lower anticoagulation for coronary artery bypass grafting in Jehovah's Witnesses.
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Circulation., Nov;92(9 Suppl):II20-4 (1995)
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Increased left ventricular diastolic chamber stiffness immediately after coronary artery bypass surgery.
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Mil Med., Apr;159(4):360-2 (1994)
Pulmonary artery laceration by a pulmonary artery catheter: a case report and review of the literature.
Mil Med., Apr;159(4):357-60 (1994)
Enhanced preservation of acutely ischemic myocardium with transseptal left ventricular assist.
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Chronic tension pneumothorax mimicking tension bullae. Use of video-assisted thoracoscopy for diagnosis.
Chest., Dec;104(6):1913-4 (1993)
Delayed perforation of the esophagus by a closed thoracostomy tube.
Chest., Dec;104(6):1897-8 (1993)
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Harefuah., Nov;125(10):370-5 (1993)
Video-assisted thoracic surgical techniques in the diagnosis and management of pericardial effusion in patients with advanced lung cancer.
Chest., Oct;104(4):1262-3 (1993)
Acute pulmonary hypertension after wedging of a pulmonary artery catheter as clues to pulmonary artery perforation.
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A simplified method for implantation of automatic cardioverter defibrillator in patients with previous cardiac surgery.
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol., Jan;16(1 Pt 1):3-7 (1993)
Directed atraumatic coronary sinus cannulation for retrograde cardioplegia administration.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;54(4):789-90 (1992)
Does systolic subepicardial perfusion come from retrograde subendocardial flow?
Am. J. Physiol., Jun;262(6 Pt 2):H1759-69 (1992)
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Usefulness and limitations of regional cardiac sympathectomy by phenol.
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A historical perspective on the changing methods of management for major trauma of the lower extremity.
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