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April-June  2015|
 Vol 18 | Issue 2

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From cardio pulmonary bypass to ECMO, mechanical assist devices, quality control and decrease in 30 day mortality in cardiac anaesthesia - are we nearer our goal?
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr. Welcome to the spring - 2015 issue of " Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia (ACA)" , which is committed ...
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Invited Expert Editorial
Quality in cardiac anesthesia: Is there an alternative to its practice?
The concept of total quality management (TQM) was introduced in the USA in the 80s and popularized by the Japanese industry in the 90s. It is nothing but organization-wide efforts to install and make ...
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Original Article
30-day mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting and valve surgery has greatly improved over the last decade, but the 1-year mortality remains constant
Introduction: European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation (EuroSCORE) is a valuable tool in control of the quality of cardiac surgery. However, the validity of the risk score for the ...
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Expert Review Editorial
Extracorporeal circulation-from cardiopulmonary bypass to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and mechanical cardiac assist device therapy: A constant evolution
The dramatic increase in human life expectancy in the modern era can be traced back to the immense advances in cardiovascular biology and medicine. Arguably, the biggest contributions have come from t...
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30-day moratlity versus 1 year mortality in post cardiac surgery in adults
Scoring system not only helps us in obtaining the informed consent of a patient but also in scientific analysis and comparison of various therapeutic modalities improving quality of care and optimal a...
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