International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2020

  • Comparison of Post Operative Outcomes Following Del Nido Cardioplegia Versus Howards Cardioplegia in Adult Cardiac Surgery at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences

    Adnan Shah, Attiya Hameed Khan, Hammad Ahmed, Aamir Naveed, Faridullah Khan, Javeed Iqbal, Adnan Tahir

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 19 November 2019
    Accepted: 18 December 2019
    Published: 4 February 2020
    Abstract: This study compares post-operative outcomes for ionotropic support, defibrillator need and duration of hospital stay in adult patients of cardiac surgery following Del Nido cardioplegia versus Howard’s cardioplegia and also compare pre and post operative Cardiac enzymes and serum potassium levels, assessment of pre and post operative Arrthymias. It... Show More
  • Morbidity and Mortality of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: About 84 Cases Operated at the Cardio-Pediatric Center Cuomo: Retrospective Study over 9 Months

    Diagne Papa Amath, Diop Momar Sokhna, Ba Papa Salmane, Ba Papa Ousmane, Ba El Hadj Boubacar, Sarr El Hadj Mbacké, Sene Etienne Biram, Leye Mohamed, Ciss Amadou Gabriel, Ndiaye Mouhamadou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 7-16
    Received: 3 February 2020
    Accepted: 24 February 2020
    Published: 2 March 2020
    Abstract: The general objective of this study was to evaluate the results of pediatric cardiac surgery over 9 months at the Cuomo cardio-pediatric center in Fann, Senegal. The specific objective was to assess morbidity and mortality over the same period after heart surgery in children. Our study focuses on 84 children with congenital or acquired heart diseas... Show More