A scholarly narrative on the utility of quantifying the performance of the right ventricle: the RV has been hitherto empirically assessed in many clinical setups.
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Right heart lesion
February 25, 2021
The authors present a video case report of the surgical repair of an iatrogenic right outflow tract pseudoaneurysm in an ex-premature.
July 14, 2020
A small histopathological study of SARS and influenza autopsies compared to rejected for transplantation lungs. There is some speculation on the popular procoagulopathic nature of the panvirus, based on expression of angiotensin converting enzyme 2.There might be a collateral stimulus for lung preservation in organ retrieval.
December 4, 2019
Well-presented Canadian prospective study juxtaposing a combination of Wells scoring and dimers to the imaging gold standard. It was particularly fascinating to read the referenced assertion that:
September 23, 2019
The authors demonstrate the implantation of a prosthetic valve in the pulmonary position using a left anterior thoracotomy on an empty beating heart.
February 12, 2019
This video depicts the repair of an extremely rare congenital heart defect known as cor triatriatum dexter.
September 11, 2018
In this Men's Journal feature, Dr. William Novick describes his beginnings in international congenital heart surgery and how the personal credo: "Screw politics, screw religion; I'm here to help" has landed him inside the operating rooms of some of the world's most hostile regions.
June 7, 2018
The authors demonstrate the surgical treatment of cor triatriatum sinister, a pathology that may lead to pulmonary hypertension, right ventricular dilation, and eventually right heart failure.
July 15, 2015
This video shows the replacement of an infected homograft in a six-year-old boy.
Functional analysis of the anatomical right ventricular components: should assessment of right ventricular function after repair of tetralogy of Fallot be refined?
January 23, 2014
According to a study on 22 patients after repair of tetralogy of Fallot, ejection fraction of the right ventricular sinus and the extent of akinesia of the right ventricular outflow tract predict exercise capacity better than global right ventricular function.