International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2023

  • Artificial Circulation Effect on Oxygen Saturation in the Brain Phantom

    Olga Nikona, Roberts Leibuss, Rihards Starinskis, Davis Starinskis, Davis Mackevics, Yuri Dekhtyar, Vlads Vulkanovs, Eva Strike

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: 30 September 2022
    Accepted: 24 October 2022
    Published: 25 May 2023
    Abstract: Cardiovascular surgery represents a field where the anesthetist frequently deals with quickly evolving conditions associated with anesthesia, perfusion, and the scope of surgery, that have a direct and indirect impact on the oxygen delivery to organs and tissues and its consumption ratio. The prospects of predicting the oxygen concentration influen... Show More
  • Percutaneous Intramyocardial Septal Radiofrequency Ablation in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy –A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    Fatema Tashrifwala, Manisha Purushotham, Sai Krishna Bhushan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 17-21
    Received: 8 February 2023
    Accepted: 25 February 2023
    Published: 29 May 2023
    Abstract: In this study, we aimed to meta-analyze all available data to provide a holistic, well-powered assessment of the effect of PIMSRA on LVOT gradient, LVEF, and anterior and posterior IVS thickness. PubMed, Cochrane Central, Embase, and Scopus were systematically searched from inception till October 2022 for published clinical trials assessing the eff... Show More