JTCVS Tech 2021 Jun 27;7:140-141. Epub 2021 Feb 27.
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael and Marian Ilitch Department of Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Mich.
Transplant Proc 2021 Sep 13. Epub 2021 Sep 13.
Department of Organ Transplantation, Koc University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Liver transplantation surgery due to cirrhosis in patients with hemophilia is rare and there are limited cases in the literature. We present a case of a patient with hemophilia A who underwent 2 consecutive surgeries owing to coronary artery disease and cryptogenic cirrhosis with hepatocellular carcinoma. After these surgeries, no bleeding or other complications were seen, and the factor VIII levels have not changed since liver transplantation in the follow-up. Read More
Vascular 2021 Sep 17:17085381211042154. Epub 2021 Sep 17.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 65356Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korean University College of Medicine, Ansan, South Korea.
Objectives: Few have studied the effect of concomitant femoropopliteal (FEM-POP) bypass surgery on the outcome of femorofemoral (FEM-FEM) bypass in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This study was aimed to analyze the risk relationship of concomitant FEM-POP bypass on the patency of FEM-FEM bypass.Methods: From March 2009 to April 2020, a total of 27 patients who underwent FEM-FEM bypass surgery using polytetrafluoroethylene grafts were retrospectively analyzed according to concomitant FEM-POP bypass surgery. Read More
Angiol Sosud Khir 2021 ;27(3):132-139
Department of Faculty Surgery, Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia.
Infection of arterial vascular grafts is a rare but utterly severe complication in vascular surgery. Therapeutic policy in patients with graft infection has not been standardized, to be determined individually. One of the variants of surgical treatment is considered to be repeat aortic repair using a cadaveric graft. Read More
Angiol Sosud Khir 2021 ;27(3):85-93
Department of Vascular Surgery, Specialized Cardiosurgical Clinical Hospital named after Academician B.A. Korolev, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
Presented herein are the results of treatment of 137 patients with infrarenal aneurysms of the abdominal portion of the aorta in a combination with ischaemic heart disease. Severity of lesions to the coronary bed and the risk of cardiac complications were assessed according to the SYNTAX score. Depending on severity of angina pectoris and the clinical course of infrarenal aortic aneurysms, we used different tactical approaches to operative treatment of patients. Read More
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2021 Sep 16. Epub 2021 Sep 16.
Committee for Scientific Affairs, Japanese Association for Coronary Artery Surgery, Tokyo, Japan.
Purpose: The principal of this analysis was to understand global feature of the number and type of grafts and number of diseased vessels of those undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and their short-term clinical results.Methods And Results: This report presents annual report on the collective data of CABG in the year 2018 (1 January-31 December). Data were collected based on the series of questionnaire which has been performed by The Japanese Association for Coronary Artery Surgery (JACAS), capturing the corresponding data from the Japan Adult Cardiovascular Surgery Database (JCVSD). Read More