Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Therapeutics

 ISSN: 2643-5780

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Therapeutics

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Image Article Pages 35-36

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: An Image of Extreme Case

Authors: F Bizzarri, MD, PM de Siena, MD, S Congiu, MD, C Van Doorn, MD and O Jaber, MD

Abstract: It is a picture of a baby patient affected by the syndrome, showing the gross anatomy of the heart self with a big discrepancy between the dimension of the main pulmonary artery and the ascending aorta. In this case the circulation is totally dependent by the Botallus duct. A baby 2 d.o. 2.97 Kg has been admitted with an antenatal diagnosis of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) to our Centre

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OPINION Pages 33-34

Exercise Considerations

Authors: Charles Maack

Abstract: The following are a sampling of exercise considerations compiled from various resources. They certainly are not all encompassing or all inclusive. The extent one exercises should be determined by their health and physical capabilities. Most certainly discuss your plan with your health care provider and start very slowly until comfortable with any exercise, then increase dependent on continued comfort.

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Case Report Pages 31-32

Case Report: Coronary Dissection after High-Energy Blunt Chest Trauma

Authors: Garcia I, Gomez A, Paula Carmona, Zarragoikoetxea I and Argente P

Abstract: Coronary artery dissection in a blunt chest trauma is a rare injury and its clinical diagnosis is difficult due to symptoms related to the multiple trauma. There is lack of scientific evidences regarding the management of this pathology.

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Research Article Pages 24-30

Intrapleural Administration of Fibrinolytic Enzymes as an Adjunct Therapy of Parapneumonic Purulent Pleural Exudation: Does it Affect Outcome?

Authors: Ahmed Saber, MD, FRCS and Waleed Adel, MD

Abstract: In this comparable study, sixty patients were studied between March 2016 to November 2018. All of them were diagnosed having parapneumonic purulent pleural exudation (defined by the presence of purulent pleural effusion or pleural fluid with a pH below 7.2 associated with signs of chest infection and/or proven bacterial invasion of the pleural space). All of them were subjected to proper thoracostomy tube drainage with antibiotic coverage. Patients were divided into 2 groups. Patient selection was according to certain inclusion criteria for each group category.

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Journal Details
  1. Journal: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Therapeutics
  2. ISSN: 2643-5780
  3. ISO abbreviation: J Cardiothorac Surg Ther
  4. Other Title: JCST
  5. Pub Type: Open Access