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Traumatic aortic injuries associated with major visceral vascular injuries in major blunt trauma patients
[Abstract] Background. The objectives of this study were to report the clinical and radiological characteristics and outcomes of a series of acute traumatic aortic injuries (ATAIs) with associated injury to major aortic ...
Blunt traumatic aortic injuries of the ascending aorta and aortic arch: a clinical multicentre study
[Abstract] Objective. To report the clinical and radiological characteristics, management and outcomes of traumatic ascending aorta and aortic arch injuries. Methods. Historic cohort multicentre study including 17 major ...
Traumatic aortic injury score (TRAINS): an easy and simple score for early detection of traumatic aortic injuries in major trauma patients with associated blunt chest trauma
[Abstract] Purpose. To develop a risk score based on physical examination and chest X-ray findings to rapidly identify major trauma patients at risk of acute traumatic aortic injury (ATAI). Methods. A multicenter retrospective ...
Minimal traumatic aortic injuries: meaning and natural history
(Oxford University Press, 2012-03-21)
[Abstract] Objective. Minimal aortic injuries (MAIs) are being recognized more frequently due to the increasing use of high-resolution diagnostic techniques. The objective of this case series review was to report the ...
Indoleamine, 2-3 dioxygenase activity could be an early marker of graft rejection in heart transplantation
[Abstract] Background. The indoleamine, 2-3 dioxygenase (IDO) is an inducible intracellular enzyme with immunosuppressive effects mainly on lymphocyte populations. It has been postulated that indirect determination of IDO ...