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Cardiac Surgery Clinical Trials

A listing of Cardiac Surgery medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (4) clinical trials

Preoperative Administration of Heparin as Thromboprophylaxis in Major Thoracic Surgery

Thromboembolism is an important perioperative complication in major thoracic surgery, even though current guidelines have recommended postoperative administration of heparin or LMWH for thromboprophylaxis for those high-risk patients, there are still many cases of thromboembolism. Therefore, as the guideline itself writes, the investigators believe the rational of dose and timing ...


Human Umbilical Cord Stroma MSC in Myocardial Infarction

The purpose of this phase 1/2 clinical trial is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of allogeneic human umbilical cordstroma derived multipotent stem cells (hUCS-MSCs) in myocardial infarction (MI). All subjects will be taken into the bypass coronary surgery prior to the cell administration. This 2-year study comprise three independent ...


Active Preoperative Anemia Management in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Anemia and transfusion are independent predictors of morbidity and mortality in the cardiac surgical patient population. Even so, active preoperative anemia management is not currently the standard of care at our institution. Cost associated with erythrocyte transfusions at University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) University Hospitals exceeds twenty million dollars annually, ...


Anesthetics to Prevent Lung Injury in Cardiac Surgery

Randomized, controlled trial involving 45 adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Patients will be randomized to receive either inhaled anesthesia with sevoflurane or total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) with propofol for the maintenance phase of their cardiac anesthetic. Assessment of lung inflammation will take place using fiberoptic bronchoscopic sampling ...