• A 63-year-old female with a medical history of rheumatic heart disease, ischemic heart disease, chronic atrial fibrillation, past stroke, and cerebral palsy, who underwent mechanical mitral valve replacement and biological tricuspid valve replacement (Edwards Lifesciences, Perimount 29 mm) at the age of 55, was currently admitted with shortness of breath and severe pitting leg edema. (hindawi.com)
  • Ischemic Heart Disease and Ongoing Surgery by Steblovnik K., Podbregar M. (signavitae.com)
  • Leyvi G, Bello R, Wasnick JD, Plestis K. Assessment of cerebral oxygen balance during deep hypothermic circulatory arrest by continuous jugular bulb venous saturation and near-infrared spectroscopy. (umassmed.edu)
  • SEATTLE - Damage to heart muscle from insufficient blood supply during cardiac arrest and reperfusion injury after blood flow is restored can be reduced by nearly 90 percent if selenide, a form of the essential nutrient selenium, is administered intravenously in the wake of the attack, according to a new preclinical study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center . (eurekalert.org)
  • C obra venom contains cardiotoxins (CTXs) that induce tissue necrosis and systolic heart arrest in bitten victims. (springer.com)
  • To assess the degree of inflammation, they measured neutrophil accumulation in heart tissue 24 hours after reperfusion. (eurekalert.org)
  • Both biomarkers were decreased in selenide-treated mice as compared to control mice, which provides compelling evidence that selenide improves tissue viability after heart attack," Roth said. (eurekalert.org)
  • d) the perspectives on the most promising strategies for limiting or preventing anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity, focusing on controversial aspects and on recent data regarding analogues of the natural compounds, tumor-targeted formulations and cardioprotective agents. (curehunter.com)
  • Prior investigation has demonstrated improved cardiac function after perfusing the globally ischemic heart with a cardioprotective agent under low-flow perfusion conditions (modeling CPR flow). (signavitae.com)
  • If the patients have no heart problem or only intervention needed, they can be grouped into 1. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The precision of the implantation has been established by increasing the heart rate (usually to 200 beats per minute) to the point of significantly reduced cardiac output and thus minimizing valve movement. (hindawi.com)
  • CTX-induced membrane pore formation is one of the major mechanisms responsible for the venom's designated cytotoxicity. (springer.com)
  • The major advantage of external cooling is that it does not require advanced equipment to induce hypothermia but often requires many hours to reach target temperature and increases the chance of clinical complications such as shivering, pneumonia, and reactive brain edema (due to temperature overshooting). (hindawi.com)
  • To determine whether the buildup of selenium in injured tissues could happen elsewhere in the body and not just in the heart, Roth and colleagues repeated the experiment in a mouse model in which blood flow was temporarily stopped in one of two hind limbs. (eurekalert.org)
  • High precision is necessary during percutaneous transcatheter heart valve implantation. (hindawi.com)
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the role of heat-shock proteins after heat-shock stress on the post-ischemic recovery of cardiac mechanical and endothelial function following a prolonged cardiac arrest. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Although the analysis was restricted to the heart, this approach could be useful for monitoring perfusion and viability of other tissues. (sciencemag.org)
  • At WG 320, the caption was changed from Functional heart disease to Neurocirculatory asthenia . (nih.gov)
  • A 3RMR value exceeding 40% at 10 min predicted subsequent cardiac arrest with 95% sensitivity and 100% specificity [area under the curve (AUC), 0. outperforming all current measures, including contractility (AUC, 0.51) and ejection fraction (AUC, 0.39). (sciencemag.org)
  • To determine the extent of heart-cell damage, the researchers tracked the levels of a heart-specific protein called cardiac troponin two hours after blood flow was restored. (eurekalert.org)
  • We observed that the greater the injury, the greater the loss of selenium in the blood and the greater amount of selenium was found in the heart," Roth said. (eurekalert.org)
  • To test this, using a mouse model of heart attack, Roth and colleagues administered selenide just prior to restoring blood flow and found that it reduced heart damage by 88 percent. (eurekalert.org)
  • Methods include: Electrical stunning Gas stunning Percussive stunning Electrical stunning is done by sending an electric current through the brain and/or heart of the animal before slaughter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Current passing through the brain induces an immediate but non-fatal general convulsion that produces unconsciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deliberate temporary stopping of the heart beat (contractions) in the course of heart surgery, either by cooling or by means of drugs. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Adenosine was used as an alternative to create temporary heart block, enabling accurate valve deployment during the cardiac arrest period. (hindawi.com)
  • Blood flow was then restored and selenium levels in the blood and heart were measured two hours later. (eurekalert.org)
  • You can have heart disease even if you are fit! (sca-aware.org)
  • Instead, the medical profession opts for pointing the finger at vague risk factors, such as family history, previous heart problems, or elevated LDL cholesterol ( a long debunked surrogate marker for heart disease ]. (collective-evolution.com)
  • At WG 330, the caption was changed from Disorders of the heart beat to Cardiac arrhythmias (General) . (nih.gov)