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Long-Term Outcomes of Patients With Mediastinal Radiation-Associated Severe Aortic Stenosis and Subsequent Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Matched Cohort Study Valvular Heart Disease
BackgroundCardiac disease after mediastinal radiotherapy for thoracic malignancy (chest radiotherapy [XRT]) often manifests as progressive aortic stenosis. In patients with XRT‐induced severe aortic stenosis undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR), we sought to: (1) study long‐term survival and compare these patients with a matched cohort undergoing SAVR during the same time frame; and (2) identify potential predictors of long‐term mortality.Methods and ResultsWe studied patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis undergoing SAVR at our institution, of which there were 172 mediastinal XRT patients (6...
Source: JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association - May 5, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Donnellan, E., Masri, A., Johnston, D. R., Pettersson, G. B., Rodriguez, L. L., Popovic, Z. B., Roselli, E. E., Smedira, N. G., Svensson, L. G., Griffin, B. P., Desai, M. Y. Tags: Valvular Heart Disease Original Research Source Type: research
Impact of South Asian Ethnicity on Long-Term Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: A Large Population-Based Propensity Matched Study Cardiovascular Surgery
Conclusions Contrary to existing notions, our study finds that being a SA is protective with respect to freedom from long-term major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events and mortality after CABG. More studies are required to corroborate and explore causal factors of these findings.
Source: JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association - July 22, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Deb, S., Tu, J. V., Austin, P. C., Ko, D. T., Rocha, R., Mazer, C. D., Kiss, A., Fremes, S. E. Tags: Clinical Studies, Race and Ethnicity, Cardiovascular Surgery, Revascularization, Mortality/Survival Source Type: research
Long-Term Risk of Stroke in Patients With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Cardiovascular Surgery
Conclusions The long-term risk for stroke after coronary artery bypass grafting was increased in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, compared to patients with no diabetes.
Source: JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association - November 9, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Nystrom, T., Holzmann, M. J., Sartipy, U. Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery Source Type: research
Outcome Reporting in Cardiac Surgery Trials: Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal Cardiovascular Surgery
Conclusions Outcome reporting in the cardiac surgery literature is heterogeneous, and efforts should be made to standardize the outcomes reported and the definitions used to ascertain them. The development of standardizing outcome reporting is an essential step toward strengthening the process of evidence-based care in cardiac surgery.
Source: JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association - August 17, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Goldfarb, M., Drudi, L., Almohammadi, M., Langlois, Y., Noiseux, N., Perrault, L., Piazza, N., Afilalo, J. Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery Source Type: research
Predictors of Long-term Clinical Endpoints in Patients With Refractory Angina Coronary Heart Disease
Conclusions Clinically stable patients with RA who are medically managed have a modest mortality, but a high incidence of hospitalization and resource use over 3 years. These findings point to the need for novel therapies aimed at symptom mitigation in this population and their potential impact on health care utilization and costs.
Source: JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association - January 30, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Povsic, T. J., Broderick, S., Anstrom, K. J., Shaw, L. K., Ohman, E. M., Eisenstein, E. L., Smith, P. K., Alexander, J. H. Tags: Coronary Heart Disease Source Type: research
Long-term Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery for Acute Coronary Syndromes Cardiovascular Surgery
Conclusions Severe, but not moderate, renal dysfunction was independently associated with an increased risk of long-term cardiovascular events and death in patients undergoing CABG for acute coronary syndromes.
Source: JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association - March 4, 2014 Category: Cardiology Authors: Holzmann, M., Jernberg, T., Szummer, K., Sartipy, U. Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery Source Type: research