COMPLICATED COURSE OF LATE PATIENT’S SURVIVAL AFTER THE CLASSIC BENTALL PROCEDURE WITH THE CABROL SHUNT

Aleksejus Zorinas, Donatas Austys, Vilius Janušauskas, Ignas Rakita, Rimantas Karalius, Robertas Stasys Samalavičius, Rimantas Stukas, Kęstutis Ručinskas Abstract In the setting of bleeding into the perigraft space, the classic Bentall operation can be modified by the usage of the Cabrol shunt. This shunt is applied in order to drain the blood into the right atrium…

The Tendencies of Surgical Treatment of Infective Endocarditis During the Period of 2007-2009 Years in Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Klinikos

Pranas Šerpytis, Palmyra Semėnienė, Rasa Čypienė, Arimantas Grebelis, Jonas Misiūra, Irina Alitoit, Akvilė Šmigelskaitė Abstract This article describes the tendencies of surgical treatment of the patients, admitted to Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Klinikos due to infectious endocarditis, during the period of 2007-2009 years. Objective. To assess the factors influencing the timing of surgery. To determine…

SURGICALLY TREATED INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS: ETIOLOGICAL, EPIDEMIOLOGICAL, CLINICAL, MICROBIOLOGICAL FACTORS, INFLUENCING MORTALITY

Pranas Šerpytis Abstract Summary Summary: Data about patients diagnosed with IE, surgically treated in Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių clinics during the period of 2007 – 2009 years is analised in this article. A diagnosis of IE was based on Duke criterias in all the cases [1]. Epidemiological, etiological, clinical, microbiological, laboratory data are discussed in…