Pulmonary hypertension

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Anders, M. Pulmonary hypertension, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3731

Definition: systolic PAP >35 mmHg or mean PAP >25 mmHg, clinically if systolic PAP:systolic BP <0.5 WHO Classification I. Pulmonary arterial hypertension I.1 Idiopathic I.2 Familial I.3 Associated with collagen vascular disease, portal hypertension, HIV, drugs & toxins, congenital systemic-pulmonary shunts, others I.4 Persistent PHT in the Newborn I.5 Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease II. Pulmonary hypertension w/…

Pacing

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Anders, M. Pacing, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3715

NBG Code I II III IV V Paced Sensed Mode Modulation Multi-site 0-none 0-none 0-none 0 -none A-Atrium A-Atrium T-triggered R-rate modulated A-Atrium V-Ventricle V-Ventricle I-inhibited D-dual D-dual D-dual   Modes of Pacing Description Indication Limitation AOO asynchronous atrial Bradycardia w/ intact AV, poor atrial sensing vulnerable Phase → AF VOO asynchronous ventricular Bradycardia w/…

Low cardiac output syndrome

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Anders, M. Low cardiac output syndrome, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3711

Definition: oxygen delivery provided by CO does not meet oxygen demand (or CI < 2.1 L/min/m2) due to inflammatory response of CPB, myocardial ischaemia from aortic crossclamp, hypo-/hyperthermia, reperfusion injury and surgical treatment (ventriculotomy).