Smedira specializes in heart and heart-lung transplantation
, ventricular assist devices, ECMO, heart failure surgery, valve repair and replacement, aortic replacement, and others.
heart or heart-lung transplantation
Patients with peripheral vascular disease (arterial * and venous) and diabetes may also benefit.
The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: 26th Official Adult Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation
Combined heart-lung transplantation
is becoming less common because of severe donor organ shortages and it is remarkable that our team was able to carry out these two operations.
Among specific topics are cannulation techniques for cardiopulmonary bypass, minimally invasive cardiac surgical coronary artery bypass grafting, repairing the myxomatous degenerated mitral valve, thoracic endovascular aortic repair for descending thoracic aortic and aortic arch aneurysms, pulsatile and axial ventricular support, and heart-lung transplantation
The expanded coverage includes heart valve repair or replacement, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) or coronary stenting, and heart or combined heart-lung transplantation
Perfusion with POPS may result in improved organ function thus 'resuscitating previously unusable organs," said Kenneth McCurry, director of Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation
Periroth M, Reitz B: Heart and heart-lung transplantation
Evidence for oxidative stress in bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung and heart-lung transplantation
Frist worked at Vanderbilt University as surgical professor in the Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, and at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as director of the heart and heart-lung transplantation
program and a surgical director of Vanderbilt's multi-organ transplant center.
In patients, whose cardiac functions are irreversibly damaged heart-lung transplantation
remains as an only option for long term survival.
New to this edition are chapters on exercise testing, MRI, catheter ablation of arrhythmias, extra- corporeal circulatory support, and pediatric heart and heart-lung transplantation