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Promising Techniques in Sepsis After Cardiac Surgery

2020 14 Sep

The purpose of this article is to give an up-to-date, comprehensive review on the utilisation of extracorporeal blood purification techniques and immunostimulation in septic patients after cardiac surgery. Introduction Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening state caused by an infection and an inadequate, dysregulated host immune... Read more

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PCICS Annual International Meeting 2019

2019 20 Nov

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Vitamin D deficiency in ICU patients

2019 30 May

A review on the role of vitamin D in a well-defined setting of critically ill patients: patients undergoing cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, and the potential benefit of vitamin D supplementation.   Vitamin D research has experienced a true hype in all fields of medicine in the last decades. In critical illness, this increased... Read more

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#ISICEM19: Prof. Giovanni Landoni presents results of the MYRIAD Trial

2019 20 Mar

Professor Giovanni Landoni, the Head of Research, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Department, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, presented the results of the MYRIAD trial at the  39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine . The study, ' Volatile anesthetics versus total intravenous anesthesia for cardiac surgery... Read more

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Cardiology World Conference 2019

2019 24 Oct

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37th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT

2019 28 May

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Is levosimendan beneficial to patients undergoing cardiac surgery?

2017 24 Oct

In patients undergoing cardiac surgery, the benefit of levosimendan in terms of survival was not shown in multicentre or in high-quality trials; however, levosimendan therapy was associated with reduced mortality in patients with preoperative ventricular systolic dysfunction, according to a new meta-analysis published in the journal Critical Care.... Read more

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Fibrinogen concentrate in elective complex cardiac surgery: a monocentric trial

2017 15 Sep

Presents the results from a randomised controlled trial which aimed to determine if fibrinogen concentrate infusion reduces intraoperative blood loss in cardiac surgery patients.   Background   Excessive bleeding is a common complication in cardiac surgery, and may result in the need for red blood cell (RBC) transfusion. Intraoperative... Read more

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Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery Outreach in Rwanda

2017 05 May

The Sub-saharan African region faces many healthcare challenges including a shortage of doctors and specialists, inadequate access to necessary medications and patient limitations. Since the Rwandan genocide in 1994, the region's healthcare system has been severely crippled. Even today, Rwanda has only one doctor for every 10,500 patients. RHD patients... Read more