Surgical treatment of mild to moderately dilated ascending aorta in bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy: the art of safety and simplicity

Evaluate the safety and efficacy of our modified technique of the extravascular procedure for treating mild to moderately dilated ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) aortopathy.
Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Conclusion. AVS is independently associated with CIN in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. AVS may help to identify high-risk patients for CIN, who would benefit from preventive measures. PMID: 32075450 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Scand Cardiovasc J Source Type: research
In a world where cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death (with an estimated 17.9 million annual deaths globally, according to the WHO), the need to accurately and reliably monitor patients following cardiac procedures is ever-growing. ...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Cardiology Geriatrics Medicine Source Type: blogs
Cardiovalve has a pair of milestones that could help catapult the company into the forefront of the tricuspid valve market. The Or Yehuda, Israel-based company received FDA approval for an early feasibility study of the transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement system and Breakthrough Device Designation for the technology. The study’s primary endpoint is the safety and feasibility of the Cardiovalve technology and procedure in reducing tricuspid regurgitation, with evaluations at 30 days and periodically up to five years. The study will be conducted in collaboration with five leading US hospitals. In a re...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Cardiovascular Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2020Source: Materials Today: ProceedingsAuthor(s): Trinath Biswal, Sushant Kumar BadJena, Debabrata PradhanAbstractComposites are the macroscopic scale materials formed due to the combination of two or more materials having different compositions, morphology, physical and chemical properties. These materials develop some new or improved physical, chemical, mechanical and other properties which do not convoy to their individual components. These composite materials are developed and synthesized in order to fulfill some special applications. These materials are composed of diffe...
Source: Materials Today: Proceedings - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Source: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Condition:   Aortic Valve Disease Intervention:   Procedure: Aortic valve replacement Sponsor:   Assiut University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionsIn experienced centers, Ross procedure is a reliable alternative to prosthetic or homograft valve replacement in young adults suffering from active aortic valve endocarditis, with a low operative risk and good long-term results.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Authors: Jiang Q, Wang Z, Guo J, Yu T, Zhang X, Hu S Abstract Objectives: We investigated whether the totally video-assisted thoracoscopic mitral valve surgery provides superior clinical outcomes and less inflammatory injury reaction compared with conventional sternotomy.Methods: A total of 504 consecutive patients admitted for mitral valve surgery from May 2014 through May 2019 in a single center were retrospectively analyzed according to two distinct procedure approach: the totally video-assisted thoracoscopic approach (group A, n = 127) and standard median sternotomy (group B, n = 377...
Source: Journal of Investigative Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Invest Surg Source Type: research
The COMMENCE trial was conducted to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an aortic bioprosthesis with novel RESILIA ™ tissue. Reports of early non-calcific valve failure resulting from thrombosis or leaflet tears in other valves warrant careful evaluation of early valve performance.
Source: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
We read with great interest the Position Statement about labeling of heart valve prostheses recently published in the Journal.1 The effort to achieve more clarity about the issue should be commended. The authors stated that the geometric orifice area (GOA) of a mechanical prosthesis is the area created by open spaces between the valve ring and the leaflets, and it should not be mistaken for the internal orifice area, which is the area calculated from the internal diameter of the prosthesis. To avoid confusion, it should be emphasized that such definition was different in the past.
Source: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
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