Transanesthetic Variables that Significantly Influence the Optimal Decrease in Creatinine in Kidney Transplant
Arnulfo Calixto Flores, Adriana Graciela Zumba Pérez, Guillermo Meza Jiménez, José Cruz Santiago and Miguel Ángel Flores Meza
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 23, 2022
Anesthetic management must meet hemodynamic and pharmacological goals during renal transplantation; maintain intravascular volume; the perfused graft; control factors that influence its function. Objective: Determine if the handling of liquids; the transfusion; the hemodynamic values; the administration of diuretics and vasopressors significantly influence the optimal decrease in creatinine....
Older and Bigger Living Donors for Liver Transplantation: Role of Age and BMI in Donor Selection
Patrick E. McGovern, Alexander Fagenson, Sharan Krishnan, Rohit S. Reddy, Nicholas Peterson, Charles Cole, Adam Diamond, Kelvin Lau, Antonio Di Carlo and Sunil S. Karhadkar
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 17, 2022
While obesity and age have historically limited potential living donors in the past, the points at which these factors could affect donor morbidity and mortality are unclear. We sought to identify any age and weight-based limitations for living donor for liver transplantation to expand the pool of potential donors....
Indication for Heart Transplantation in a Rare Giant Unresectable Cardiac Tumor
Carlos Domínguez-Massa, Paulina M Briz-Echeverría, Eduardo Tébar-Botí, Tomás Heredia- Cambra, Javier Sirgo-González, Raquel López-Vilella, Manuel Pérez-Guillén, Luis Almenar-Bonet and Juan B Martínez-León
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 30, 2022
Primary cardiac tumors are rare, and most are benign. Cardiac lymphangiomas are extremely rare, being most frequently diagnosed casually in asymptomatic patients or upon complications derived from compression. As in most benign tumors, the treatment is resection. We report the case of a 69-year-old female who debuts with congestive heart failure and is then diagnosed with a giant unresectable lymphangioma. The literature regarding the treatment of this tumor is scarce, to the best of our knowled...