International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2022

  • Platelets Count During Circulatory Assistance: Involvement in the Changes of Oxygenation Membrane

    Alaa Azhari, Ehab Kasem, Mohammed Miny, Adama Sawadogo, Nicolas D’ostrevy, Celine Lambert, Bruno Pereira, Kazra Azarnoush, Lionel Camilleri

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 10 November 2021
    Accepted: 29 November 2021
    Published: 12 January 2022
    Abstract: Background To study the evolution of platelet count during patient treatment with Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and the causes of Membrane Oxygenation (MO) exchange. Assessment of the morbidity and mortality rate was our secondary objective. Methods A single center retrospective study was conducted from January 2014 to December 2015. ... Show More
  • Atypical Symptom and Clinical Features of Right Atrial Myxoma: A Case Report

    Nakisa Khansari, Masumeh Abdolhosseini, Keihan Karimian, Farnaz Fariba

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 8-11
    Received: 24 October 2021
    Accepted: 15 January 2022
    Published: 26 January 2022
    Abstract: Cardiac tumors are rare in medicine. Myxomas are the most common benign cardiac tumors. Most myxomas (>80%) are found in the left atrium. The site of 15-20% of cases of myxoma is the right atrium. The incidence of cardiac myxoma peaks at 40 to 60 years of age. Most atrial myxomas occur sporadically and are more common in middle-aged women. Patients... Show More