Search for dissertations about: "Yanqi Yang"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Yanqi Yang.

  1. 1. Hemocompatibility of materials for use in prosthetic heart valves

    Author : Yanqi Yang; Eric G. Butchart; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Heart valve prosthesis; mechanical heart valves; bioprosthetic heart valves; biomaterials; hemocompatibility; blood-material interaction; in vivo test; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Thromboembolism (valve thrombosis and systemic embolism) is the main drawback of mechanical heart valve prostheses. The patients carrying these valves have to be subjected to life-long anticoagulant therapy to reduce thromboembolism. READ MORE

  2. 2. NT-proBNP as a marker of postoperative heart failure in adult cardiac surgery

    Author : Huiqi Jiang; Rolf Svedjeholm; Yanqi Yang; Jonas Holm; Farkas Vanky; Johan Nilsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Postoperative heart failure (PHF) remains the major cause of mortality after cardiac surgery. Unfortunately, generally accepted diagnostic criteria for PHF are lacking. This may explain why the evidence for the efficacy and safety of current treatment of PHF with inotropes is insufficient. READ MORE