Tag: Aorta

SHDA Research Update – April 2017

Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality (perioperative medicine, cardiac imaging, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery). Cardiology Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole        Hahn et al. Early Feasibility Study of a Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Apr 11. Transcatheter interventions for tricuspid valve disease of growing interest. This paper describes the 30 day results of the SCOUT trial, the first early feasibility study of a novel device (TriAlign®) for tricuspid regurgitation (TR). Device implantation was achieved without complications in all 15 enrolled patients across four centres, with...

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SHDA Research Update – November 2015

Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality.   Quick Links Perioperative Medicine Cardiac Imaging Cardiology Cardiothoracic Surgery Perioperative Medicine Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole Skubas et al. An Overview of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association 2014 Valve Heart Disease Practice Guidelines: What Is Its Relevance for the Anesthesiologist and Perioperative Medicine Physician? Anesth Analg. 2015 Nov An essential summary for anaesthetists and perioperative physicians of the most important changes and information from the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the management of patients with valvular heart disease. Included...

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SHDA Research Update – October 2015

Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality.   Quick Links Perioperative Medicine Cardiac Imaging Cardiology Cardiothoracic Surgery Perioperative Medicine Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole Dwarakanath et al. The Feasibility of Simultaneous Orthogonal Plane Imaging with Tilt for Short-Axis Evaluation of the Pulmonic Valve by Transesophageal Echocardiography. Anesth Analg. 2015 Sep The thin leaflets and anterior orientation of the pulmonary valve (PV) with respect to the oesophagus can make TEE evaluation challenging. The authors present a technique using 3D matrix array TEE simultaneous orthogonal plane imaging to view both...

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SHDA Research Update – September 2015

Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality (perioperative medicine, cardiac imaging, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery).   Perioperative Medicine Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole Calleja et al. Quantitative Modeling of the Mitral Valve by Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair: Correlation with Intraoperative Surgical Technique. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Sep Calleja et al. performed a retrospective analysis of 94 patients who underwent 3D transesophageal echocardiography prior to mitral valve repair to determine predictive parameters for surgical planning. 3D annular circumference was an independent predictor of implanted...

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