Thoracotomy Clinical Trials

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Primary Percutaneous Pericardiotomy for Malignant Pericardial Effusion (PMAP)

Pericardial effusion is a common complication in patients with metastatic malignancy. While pericardiocentesis provide effective relieve from life-threatening situation such as cardiac tamponade, recurrence of pericardial effusion after pericardiocentesis is common. We hypothesize that percutaneous balloon pericardiotomy in addition to standard pericardiocentesis with prolonged drainage can prevent pericardial effusion recurrence …

  • 19 Feb, 2024
Cognitive Outcomes After Dexmedetomidine Sedation in Cardiac Surgery Patients

Anesthesia is a drug induced, reversible, comatose state that facilitates surgery and it is widely assumed that cognition returns to baseline after anesthetics have been eliminated. However, many patients have persistent memory impairment for weeks to months after surgery. Cardiac surgery appears to carry the highest risk of postoperative cognitive …

cardiac surgery
memory impairment
cognitive disorder
  • 19 Feb, 2024
A Prospective Clinical Study of Transthoracic Single-hole Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Gastrectomy for Siewert AEG

Objective: To evaluate the safety, feasibility and clinical efficacy of transthoracic single-hole assisted laparoscopic radical gastrectomy for Siewert Type adenocarcinoma of esophagogastric junction. Methods: A prospective, single-center, one-arm study will be performed. Patients who have been diagnosed with Siewert type esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma and meet the eligibility criteria will be …

  • 19 Feb, 2024
Preoperative Percutaneous RVAD to Preemptively Treat Right Heart Failure Post-LVAD

Prior studies have shown that left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation commonly results in right ventricular failure (RVF). Right ventricular dysfunction and failure after LVAD implantation is known to increase morbidity and mortality and contribute to longer post-implant hospital length of stay. Since RVF is difficult to predict and can …

right ventricular failure
ventricular dysfunction
  • 19 Feb, 2024