The Latest Clinical Articles in Cardiac Surgery

1Neutrophil–lymphocyte ratio as predictor of mortality and morbidity in cardiovascular surgery: a systematic reviewANZ Journal of Surgery, March 30, 2015  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
2Prior sternotomy increases the mortality and morbidity of adult heart transplantationTransplantation Proceedings, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
3Usefulness of high-sensitivity troponin I for the monitoring of subclinical acute cellular rejection after cardiac transplantationTransplantation Proceedings, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
4Surgical treatment of tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve syndromeAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, March 30, 2015
5Development of a veterans affairs hybrid operating room for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the cardiac catheterization laboratoryJAMA Surgery, March 27, 2015  Review Article
6Non-elective cardiac surgery in octogenarians: Do these patients benefit in terms of clinical outcomes and quality of life?Geriatrics and Gerontology International, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
7The effect of everolimus initiation and calcineurin inhibitor elimination on cardiac allograft vasculopathy in de novo recipients: One-year results of a Scandinavian Randomized TrialAmerican Journal of Transplantation, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
8Introduction of universal prestorage leukodepletion of blood components and outcomes in transfused cardiac surgery patientsThe Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
9Coronary microvascular dysfunction correlates with the new onset of cardiac allograft vasculopathy in heart transplant patients with normal coronary angiographyAmerican Journal of Transplantation, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
10Peri-operative levosimendan in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: an overview of the evidenceHeart, Lung, and Circulation, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
1American College of Physicians joins HHS in accelerating alternative payment methods through ‘Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’ American College of Physicians News, March 26, 2015
2Ablation during mitral valve surgery reduces atrial-fibrillationAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
3Routine clot removal after heart attack not beneficial, may increase riskAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
4Remote ischemic preconditioning fails to improve heart bypass outcomesAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
5Complete angioplasty safe for certain heart attack survivorsAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
6Patients 80 years and older would benefit from aggressive treatmentAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
7Arm is safer access point than groin for catheter-based heart proceduresAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
8Trial of bivalirudin during angioplasty reports mixed resultsAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
9Bendavia does not reduce scarring from angioplasty after heart attackAmerican College of Cardiology News, March 18, 2015
10Old blood as good as fresh in patients with life threatening illnessesOttawa Hospital Research Institute News, March 18, 2015

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