- 427 NT-pro BNP is valuable for monitoring of hemodynamics in heart transplant candidates. Lupinek, P.; Malek, I.; Kubanek, M.; Porizka, V.; Kautzner, J. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements;Jun2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p100
An abstract of the study "NT-pro BNP is valuable for monitoring of hemodynamics in heart transplant candidates," by P. Lupinek and colleagues, is presented.
- Without a Heart. // Current Events;12/15/2008, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p6
The article focuses on D'Zhana Simmons. She was a 15-year-old girl who could not hear a heart beat for four months because the doctor had it removed. The mechanical pumps helped to circulate her blood for 118 days and relates that the experience was scary. However, in October 2008, doctors...
- Stress Testing in Patients One Year After Orthotopic Cardiac Transplantation. Hidalgo, R.; Algeriá, E.; Castelló, R.; Aparicí, M.; Peteró, J.; Sáenz de Burugaga, J.; Martinez-Caro, D. // Angiology;Jul1989, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p650
To evaluate the circulatory response of the denervated heart to exercise, the authors studied 15 patients with an orthotopic transplanted heart (TH). Mean age was 48Â±10 (range twenty-five to sixty-two) years. All patients underwent a symptom-limited bicycle stress testing following a...
- Left-Ventricular Noncompaction in a Pediatric Population: Predictors of Survival. Zuckerman, Warren A.; Richmond, Marc E.; Singh, Rakesh K.; Carroll, Sheila J.; Starc, Thomas J.; Addonizio, Linda J. // Pediatric Cardiology;Apr2011, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p406
Left-ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is an echocardiographic finding of increasing frequency in pediatrics; however, predictors of outcomes have been difficult to identify. We conducted a retrospective review of pediatric patients at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York from...
- Safety of adenosine pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion imaging in orthotopic cardiac transplant recipients: a single center experience of 102 transplant patients. Al-Mallah, Mouaz; Arida, Muhammad; Garcia-Sayan, Enrique; Assal, Chafik; Zegarra, Gino; Czerska, Barbara; Ananthasubramaniam, Karthik // International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging;Oct2011, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p1105
Denervation super-sensitivity to adenosine is well described in cardiac transplant (CT) patients particularly early after transplant. The safety and hemodynamic effects of adenosine SPECT (A-SPECT) has not been described in a large series of CT patients. Single center retrospective study of 102...
- Continuous arterial pressure waveform monitoring in pediatric cardiac transplant, cardiomyopathy and pulmonary hypertension patients. Teng, Sarena; Kaufman, Jon; Zhaoxing Pan; Czaja, Angela; Shockley, Heather; Da Cruz, Eduardo // Intensive Care Medicine;Aug2011, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p1297
Purpose: A continuous cardiac output monitor based on arterial pressure waveform (FloTracâ„¢/Vigileoâ„¢; Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA) is now approved for use in adults but not in children. This device is minimally invasive, calculates cardiac output continuously and in real time,...
- Vitamin E prevents renal dysfunction induced by experimental chronic bile duct ligation. Ortiz, M. Clara; Manriquez, Melissa C.; Nath, Karl A.; Lager, Donna J.; Romero, J. Carlos; Juncos, Luis A. // Kidney International;Sep2003, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p950
Vitamin E prevents renal dysfunction induced by experimental chronic bile duct ligation. Background. The mechanisms by which prolonged cholestasis alters renal hemodynamics and excretory function are unknown but may be related to increased oxidative stress, with subsequent formation of lipid...
- Role of neuropsychology in evaluation of heart transplant recipients. Davis, J. Mark; Claypoole, Keith H. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun96, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p744
Examines the role of neuropsychology in evaluating heart transplant recipients. Case vignettes; Associations among cognitive functioning, emotional status and treatment compliance.
- Local man needs new heart. Hannigan, Michael V. // Malakoff News (TX);3/14/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p1A
The article reports that 61-year-old Jerry Clinard and his family, who are residents of Malakoff, Texas, are asking for financial help to enable him to travel to the Methodist Hospital System in Houston where Clinard will undergo a heart transplant.