Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Despite better renal function following nephron-sparing surgery (NSS) relative to radical nephrectomy (RN), there is no consensus with respect to the long-term sequelae associated with surgery.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: European urology oncology
Although surgical resection is the primary treatment method for pheochromocytoma, it carries a high risk of morbidity, especially cardiovascular-related morbidity. There are no models for predicting c...
The purpose of this review is to examine recent evidence supporting effectiveness of bariatric surgery and abdominal lipectomy as interventional strategies aimed at reduction in incidence of cardiovas...
We analyzed the mortality and morbidity of congenital heart surgery in Japan by using Japan Cardiovascular Surgery Database (JCVSD).
To provide a contemporary understanding of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its relevance to kidney cancer surgery. To resolve points of discrepancy regarding the survival benefits of partial nephrect...
Lung cancer is a leading cause of cancer death and in suitable cases the best chance of cure is offered by surgery. Lung resection is associated with significant postoperative cardiorespiratory morbid...
Acute kidney injury is associated with a rise in serum uric acid during cardiovascular surgery and can cause poor blood flow to the kidneys making them vulnerable to kidney injury. We hypo...
Joint National Committee 7 (JNC-7) defines resistant hypertension as a persistent elevation of blood pressure (BP) above goal - ≥ 140/90 mm Hg for the general hypertensive population or ...
Cell-count related risk factors for acute kidney injury after cardiovascular surgery have been reported. The authors attempted to investigate whether the perioperative cell counts of neutr...
Hypertension (HTN) affects up to 75% of kidney transplant recipients and is associated with premature death. Nocturnal HTN is a common complication of ongoing essential HTN or a secondary ...
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is present in 1 in 7 of the population and confers a high risk of cardiovascular disease. The pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease in CKD is poorly unders...
Enlargement of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart. This increase in ventricular mass is often attributed to PULMONARY HYPERTENSION and is a contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
Functional KIDNEY FAILURE in patients with liver disease, usually LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, OLIGURIA, and sodium retention.
A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Enlargement of the LEFT VENTRICLE of the heart. This increase in ventricular mass is attributed to sustained abnormal pressure or volume loads and is a contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
That portion of the stomach remaining after gastric surgery, usually gastrectomy or gastroenterostomy for cancer of the stomach or peptic ulcer. It is a common site of cancer referred to as stump cancer or carcinoma of the gastric stump.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved on October 8th 2013 Adempas® (riociguat) tablets for: (i) the treatment of adults with persistent/recurrent chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) (WHO* Group 4) after ...
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...