Stefan G De Hert

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Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of left ventricular function in anesthetized patients using femoral artery dP/dt(max)
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:325-30. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Volatile anesthetics and cardiac function
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:33-42. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The concept of anaesthetic-induced cardioprotection: clinical relevance
    Stefan G De Hert
    University of Antwerp, and Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 19:445-59. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotection with volatile anesthetics: mechanisms and clinical implications
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 100:1584-93. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of levosimendan in cardiac surgery patients with poor left ventricular function
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Antwerp, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 104:766-73. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective properties of sevoflurane in patients undergoing coronary surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass are related to the modalities of its administration
    Stefan G De Hert
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, University Hospital Antwerp
    Anesthesiology 101:299-310. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Choice of primary anesthetic regimen can influence intensive care unit length of stay after coronary surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp
    Anesthesiology 101:9-20. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of propofol, desflurane, and sevoflurane on recovery of myocardial function after coronary surgery in elderly high-risk patients
    Stefan G De Hert
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Anesthesiology 99:314-23. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective properties of sevoflurane in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement with cardiopulmonary bypass
    Stefanie Cromheecke
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 103:289-96, table of contents. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane but not propofol preserves myocardial function in coronary surgery patients
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Anesthesiology 97:42-9. 2002

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of left ventricular function in anesthetized patients using femoral artery dP/dt(max)
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:325-30. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare dP/dt(max) estimated from a femoral artery pressure tracing to left ventricular (LV) dP/dt(max) during various alterations in myocardial loading and contractile function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Volatile anesthetics and cardiac function
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:33-42. 2006
    ..The potential application of these protective properties of volatile anesthetic agents in clinical practice is the subject of ongoing research. This review summarizes the current knowledge on this subject...
  3. ncbi request reprint The concept of anaesthetic-induced cardioprotection: clinical relevance
    Stefan G De Hert
    University of Antwerp, and Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 19:445-59. 2005
    ..This potential application of anaesthetic agents has only recently been explored, and its applicability in clinical practice is the subject of ongoing research. This review summarizes the current knowledge on this subject...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotection with volatile anesthetics: mechanisms and clinical implications
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 100:1584-93. 2005
    ..However, the impact of the use of volatile anesthetics on outcome measures, such as postoperative mortality and recovery in cardiac and noncardiac surgery, is yet to be determined...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of levosimendan in cardiac surgery patients with poor left ventricular function
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Antwerp, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 104:766-73. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective properties of sevoflurane in patients undergoing coronary surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass are related to the modalities of its administration
    Stefan G De Hert
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, University Hospital Antwerp
    Anesthesiology 101:299-310. 2004
    ..The authors hypothesized that the cardioprotective effects of sevoflurane observed in patients undergoing coronary surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass are related to timing and duration of its administration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Choice of primary anesthetic regimen can influence intensive care unit length of stay after coronary surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp
    Anesthesiology 101:9-20. 2004
    ..This study hypothesized that the use of a volatile agent in the anesthetic regimen would be associated with a shorter intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital length of stay (LOS), compared with a total intravenous anesthetic regimen...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of propofol, desflurane, and sevoflurane on recovery of myocardial function after coronary surgery in elderly high-risk patients
    Stefan G De Hert
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Anesthesiology 99:314-23. 2003
    ..High-risk patients were defined as those older than 70 yr with three-vessel disease and an ejection fraction less than 50% with impaired length-dependent regulation of myocardial function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective properties of sevoflurane in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement with cardiopulmonary bypass
    Stefanie Cromheecke
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 103:289-96, table of contents. 2006
    ..Our data indicate that the use of a volatile anesthetic regimen in AVR surgery was associated with better preservation of myocardial function and a reduced postoperative release of troponin I...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane but not propofol preserves myocardial function in coronary surgery patients
    Stefan G De Hert
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Anesthesiology 97:42-9. 2002
    ..The present study investigated whether these effects were clinically relevant and would protect left ventricular (LV) function during coronary surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of sevoflurane on biomechanical markers of hepatic and renal dysfunction after coronary artery surgery
    Suraphong Lorsomradee
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital, Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:684-90. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a total intravenous and a volatile anesthetic regimen on biochemical markers of hepatic and renal dysfunction after coronary artery surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 versus modified fluid gelatin for volume expansion in cardiac surgery patients: the effects on perioperative bleeding and transfusion needs
    Philippe J Van der Linden
    Department of Anesthesiology, CHU Brugmann HUDERF, 4 Place Van Gehuchten, B 1020 Brussels, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 101:629-34, table of contents. 2005
    ..In the conditions of the present study, HES 130/0.4 up to 50 mL/kg is a valuable alternative to modified fluid gelatin for plasma volume expansion during and after cardiac surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inferior vena cava diameter and central venous pressure correlation during cardiac surgery
    Suraphong Lorsomradee
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:492-6. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Moderate acute isovolemic hemodilution alters myocardial function in patients with coronary artery disease
    Stefanie Cromheecke
    Department of Anesthesiology, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 107:1145-52. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that, in these patients, hemodilution in the presence of an increased heart rate could be associated with an impairment of myocardial function...
  15. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant defence during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery
    Chris R Luyten
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerpen Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:611-6. 2005
    ..We investigated to which extent oxidative stress influences a number of endogenous antioxidants and markers of cellular activation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide early after acute myocardial infarction to left ventricular diastolic function and extent of myocardial damage determined by magnetic resonance imaging
    Bernard P Paelinck
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 97:1146-50. 2006
    ..05, power of 0.99 at alpha = 0.05). In conclusion, among patients with recent myocardial infarction, high BNP levels are independently associated with extent of myocardial scar tissue and estimated LV filling pressures...
  17. doi request reprint A randomised trial comparing sufentanil versus remifentanil for laparoscopic gastroplasty in the morbidly obese patient
    Javad Bidgoli
    Department of Anesthesiology, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Brugmann, Free University of Brussels, Belgium, The Netherlands
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 28:120-4. 2011
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