Saina Attaran

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Can lungs be taken for transplantation from donors with a significant smoking history?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:163-5. 2013
  2. pmc Are frozen sections of mediastinoscopy samples as effective as formal paraffin assessment of mediastinoscopy samples for a decision on a combined mediastinoscopy plus lobectomy?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:872-4. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide a predictive marker in cardiac surgery
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic, King s College NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:662-6. 2009
  4. pmc Is coronary artery bypass grafting an acceptable alternative to myotomy for the treatment of myocardial bridging?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:347-9. 2013
  5. pmc Does surgical debulking for advanced stages of thymoma improve survival?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:494-7. 2012
  6. pmc Do all patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis need surgery?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:1057-61. 2012
  7. pmc Does coronary artery bypass grafting improve quality of life in elderly patients?
    Kamran Baig
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:542-53. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Surgical revascularisation of the acute coronary artery syndrome
    Marco Moscarelli
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 12:393-402. 2014
  9. pmc Which stages of thymoma benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy post-thymectomy?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:273-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Randomised high- and low-dose heparin prophylaxis in patients undergoing thoracotomy for benign and malignant disease: effect on thrombo-elastography
    Saina Attaran
    The London Chest Hospital, Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1384-90. 2010

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Publications14

  1. pmc Can lungs be taken for transplantation from donors with a significant smoking history?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:163-5. 2013
    ..Patients should, however, be fully informed of the risks involved with these lungs and the worse outcome compared with those receiving non-smoker lungs...
  2. pmc Are frozen sections of mediastinoscopy samples as effective as formal paraffin assessment of mediastinoscopy samples for a decision on a combined mediastinoscopy plus lobectomy?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:872-4. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the current evidence in the literature suggests that a combined procedure of mediastinal node FS followed by lung resection can be a safe alternative to a staged approach to this disease...
  3. doi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide a predictive marker in cardiac surgery
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic, King s College NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:662-6. 2009
    ..In this study, we have tested its usefulness and predictive value in the outcome post cardiac surgery...
  4. pmc Is coronary artery bypass grafting an acceptable alternative to myotomy for the treatment of myocardial bridging?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:347-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, in extensive and deep myocardial bridgings, CABG may be the treatment of choice that carries low risk, limited complications and excellent symptomatic relief...
  5. pmc Does surgical debulking for advanced stages of thymoma improve survival?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:494-7. 2012
    ..In these cases, however, the risks of surgery followed by radiotherapy or radiotherapy alone should carefully be assessed prior to the initiation of treatment...
  6. pmc Do all patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis need surgery?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:1057-61. 2012
    ..This option is reserved for selected patients only and we conclude that as soon as the diagnosis of prosthetic valve endocarditis is made, cardiac surgeons should be involved...
  7. pmc Does coronary artery bypass grafting improve quality of life in elderly patients?
    Kamran Baig
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:542-53. 2013
    ..In order to overcome previous methodological limitations, future work must clearly define and stringently follow-up this elderly population, to develop a more robust, sensitive and specialty-specific HRQOL tool. ..
  8. doi request reprint Surgical revascularisation of the acute coronary artery syndrome
    Marco Moscarelli
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 12:393-402. 2014
    ..Here risk stratification and intervention according to the expert consensus may be rapidly implemented in order to improve both morbidity and mortality. ..
  9. pmc Which stages of thymoma benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy post-thymectomy?
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:273-5. 2012
    ..In patients with extra-radiation field disease, however, the use of chemotherapy can potentially improve survival but no follow-up data on this group of patients are available...
  10. doi request reprint Randomised high- and low-dose heparin prophylaxis in patients undergoing thoracotomy for benign and malignant disease: effect on thrombo-elastography
    Saina Attaran
    The London Chest Hospital, Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1384-90. 2010
    ..In this study, we assess the coagulation status of patients undergoing thoracic surgery with TEG, and the effectiveness of administered LMWH for thromboprophylaxis...
  11. doi request reprint Identification of low circulatory transforming growth factor beta-1 in patients with degenerative heart valve disease
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, King s College Hospital, London SE9 5RS, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:791-3. 2010
    ..It is possible that the lower plasma concentration of TGF-β1 in patients with valvular heart disease and the lack of its regulatory effect results in the increased inflammation and calcification seen in DHVs...
  12. doi request reprint Contained rupture of the sinus of valsalva associated with infective endocarditis and untreated congenital ventricular septal defect
    Marco Moscarelli
    Cardiothoracic Department, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 4:312-4. 2013
    ..In the light of this case, we believe that even small VSDs should be assessed regularly and treated before such drastic complications occur. ..
  13. doi request reprint Retropharyngeal angiomyxoma presenting with transoral intussusception
    Saina Attaran
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:96-7. 2011
    ..We report on a 66-year-old female who presented with a massive lesion protruding from her mouth and obstructing her airway, which was found to be an angiomyxoma arising from the retropharyngeal tissue...
  14. doi request reprint Does stopping amiodarone after successfully treating atrial fibrillation occurring after cardiac surgery increase the risk of recurrence?
    Saina Attaran
    Cardiothoracic Department, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Heart Surg Forum 11:E272-5. 2008
    ..Inadvertent long-term administration of the drug could be harmful. This study assessed the risk of AF recurrence under 2 different regimens of amiodarone treatment...