Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Front Lines of Thoracic Surgery

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Stefano Nazari
Stefano Nazari

Fondazione Alexis Carrel

Published03 February 2012

Doi10.5772/2401

ISBN978-953-307-915-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6761-7

Copyright year2012

Number of pages414

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Mitral Valve Subvalvular Apparatus Repair with Artificial Neochords Application

By Sergey Y. Boldyrev, Kirill O. Barbukhatty, Olga A. Rossokha and Vladimir A. Porhanov

9,676
2. Post Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect

By Michael S. Firstenberg and Jason Rousseau

5,646
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4. Psychiatric Factors Which Impact Coronary Heart Disease and Influence Outcomes Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery

By James J. Mahoney, III, Emily A. Voelkel, Jenny A. Bannister, Raja R. Gopaldas and Tam K. Dao

2,308
5. Surgical Ventricular Restoration for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy with Functional Mitral Regurgitation

By Masanori Hirota, Shintaro Katahira, Joji Hoshino, Yasuhisa Fukada, Taichi Kondo, Takayuki Gyoten, Yuichi Notomi and Tadashi Isomura

2,856
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6. Morphological Predictors and Molecular Markers of Progressing Postoperative Remodeling of Left Ventricle in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

By Vladimir Shipulin, Vitaly Kazakov, Alexander Lezhnev, Boris Kozlov, Vadim Babokin, Sergey Gutor and Irina Suhodolo

2,415
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7. Miniaturized Extracorporeal Circulation

By Francesco Formica and Giovanni Paolini

3,925
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8. Hypothermic Cardiac Arrest to Remove Right Atrial Thrombi Due to Abdominal Malignancies

By Pier Luigi Stefano, Stefano Romagnoli, Donata Villari and Giacomo Batignani

2,729
10. Gene Expression Profiling - A New Approach in the Study of Congenital Heart Disease

By Mohamed T. Ghorbel, Gianni D. Angelini and Massimo Caputo

2,588
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11. B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) in Neonates, Infants and Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

By Peter E. Oishi, Aida Field-Ridley, Sanjeev A. Datar and Jeffrey R. Fineman

5,547
12. Cerbral Protection Strategies for

By Bradley G. Leshnower and Edward P. Chen

2,829
13. Recent Advances in the Management of Acute Aortic Syndrome

By Laszlo Göbölös, Maik Foltan, Peter Ugocsai, Andrea Thrum, Alois Philipp, Steven A. Livesey, Geoffrey M. Tsang and Sunil K. Ohri

2,919
14. Neurologic Injury Following Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest

By Elizabeth O. Johnson, Antonia Charchanti, Maria Piagkou, Theodore Xanthos and Theodore Troupis

3,432
16. Lung Transplantation

By Wickii T. Vigneswaran

2,586
18. Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury: Mechanisms and Future Therapeutic Interventions

By Maria A. Hegeman, Marcus J. Schultz, Adrianus J. van Vught and Cobi J. Heijnen

2,801
19. Optimizing Perioperative Ventilation Support with Adequate Settings of Positive End-Expiratory Pressure

By Zhanqi Zhao, Claudius Stahl, Ullrich Müller-Lisse, Inéz Frerichs and Knut Möller

2,834
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20. Perioperative Pulmonary Functional Assessment

By Felipe Villar Álvarez, Germán Peces-Barba Romero and Miguel Ángel Palomero Rodríguez

3,195
21. Post Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome

By F. Della Corte, C. Mendola, A. Messina and G. Cammarota

5,259
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