- Superior efficacy of pulmonary vein isolation with online contact force measurement persists after the learning period: a prospective case control studyMichael Wolf
Department of Cardiology, Antwerp University Hospital, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650, Edegem, Belgium
J Interv Card Electrophysiol 43:287-96. 2015..However, it is unknown if experience gained with CF measuring catheters improves the efficacy of subsequent CPVI procedures performed without CF measurement...
- Left-sided high-flow arteriovenous hemodialysis fistula combined with a persistent left superior vena cava causing coronary sinus dilatationMichael Wolf
Department of Cardiology, Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Lindendreef 1, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
Semin Dial 26:E13-6. 2013..The causes and symptoms of CS dilatation, as well as the literature on PLSVC, are also discussed in detail...
- Early surgical repair of an acute post-infarction left ventricular pseudoaneurysm complicated by second pseudoaneurysm formationMichael Wolf
Department of Cardiology, Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
Acta Cardiol 67:723-6. 2012..Our case demonstrates the difficult decision-making regarding the timing of surgical intervention, which remains a debatable issue. The literature on diagnostics, prognosis and treatment of the LVPA is also discussed...
- Red blood cell accumulation in a rat model of pulmonary ischemia/reperfusion injuryM Wolf
Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:351-6. 2009..Red blood cell (RBC) accumulation in lung tissue during ischemia/reperfusion has not been studied extensively. A warm lung ischemia/reperfusion-injury model was developed to determine RBC trapping...