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Effect of Levosimendan in Patients with Severe Systolic Heart Failure and Worsening Renal Function
(ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS CARDIOLOGIA, 2012)
Background: Levosimendan, a calcium sensitizer, increases the sensitivity of the heart to calcium, thus increasing myocardial contractility without a rise in intracellular calcium. It was recently shown that levosimendan ...
Can skin temperature be a clue for predicting excessive postoperative bleeding? [A temperatura da pele pode ser um indicador para hemorragia grave no pós-operatório?]
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether postoperative hypothermia evaluated by skin temperature can be a clue of excessive bleeding requiring re-exploration. Methods: In this retrospective study, ...