One thousand patients with symptomatic aortic valve disease and malignancy: Can they withstand aortic valve replacement?
作者: Wilhelm Peter Mistiaen
刊名: Advances In Modern Oncology Research, 2016, Vol.2 (1)
来源数据库: PiscoMed Publishing Pte. Ltd
DOI: 10.18282/amor.v2.i1.85
关键词: Aortic valve replacementmalignancy30-day mortality30-day complication rate
原始语种摘要: Aortic valve disease is the third most common cardiovascular disease among the elderly. Once it becomes symptomatic, the short-term prognosis is poor. These patients often have comorbid conditions such as malignancies. The main question is to identify if such patients can undergo aortic valve replacement (AVR) which is the only way to improve prognosis. One thousand patients underwent valve replacement in a 7-year time span. A retrospective file study was performed to evaluate the presence of malignancies, other pre-operative comorbid conditions, severity of heart diseases, operative data and post-operative complications. Statistical analyses were performed using chi-square and Mann-Whitney U-test. Malignancies were found in 137 patients. With respect to comorbid conditions, there were no...
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  • operative 有法律效力
  • valve 贝壳
  • prognosis 预报
  • replacement 交代
  • borderline 边线
  • conditions 条件式
  • delirium 谵妄
  • AVR Automatic Voltage Regulator
  • undergo 经历
  • retrospective 追溯