The Lethal Triad of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Cardiorespiratory Disease, and Cardiac Surgery Under Cardiopulmonary Bypass

The pandemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has created unique problems to health-care practitioners involved in cardiac sciences, particularly cardiac surgeons. Patients with underlying cardiovascular illness share the risk factors linked to increased COVID-19 mortality, making them particularly vulnerable to

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Pulmonary Artery Catheter Versus Central Venous Catheter in Patients Undergoing Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Comparative Approach

Background: Hemodynamic monitoring during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery requires the use of a central venous and pulmonary artery catheter. Methods: In this prospective randomised experiment, sixty patients were randomly assigned to one of two groups: central venous or

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Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction after Mechanical Mitral Valve Replacement

Background: Left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction is a serious complication that can occur after various mitral-valves, surgical or percutaneous, interventions.  It was rarely described in mechanical mitral valve replacements.  Aim: To analyze a case of late LVOT obstruction after

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