Clinical trials applying pharmacological approaches in cardiac surgery: Heme oxygenase - 1 induction, optimal perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis measured by microdialysis, selective endothelin blocker (BQ-123) during CABG surgery
Biobanking: Heart transplant biobank for detection of rejection and cardiac allograft vasculopathy
Aneurysms of the thoracic aorta: Defining genetic risk factors for the development of aneurysms
Ischemia reperfusion injury: Development of a model to detect early effects of therapeutic approaches for ischemia - reperfusion injury in healthy subjects applying functional magnetic resonance imaging.
Techniques, methods & infrastructure
Clinical trials in heart valve surgery
Microdialysis in cardiac surgery
Heart transplant biobank
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