The Role of Multilayer Stents in the Treatment of Aortic Dissection: A Single-Center Experience Multilayer Flow Modulator Stents in Aortic Dissection

1.Melnic1,2 M.D, V.S.Costache1,2 MD PhD, C.Solomon1 M.D, A. Costache1,2 M.D, Sandu Mihai-Alexandru1, Cristian Bucurenciu1, Sandu Anca-Maria1. Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, România, NEXTcardio Project European Hospital Polisano, Sibiu ABSTRACT Background: Reported are up to 36 month outcomes of patients with type B aortic dissection managed by multilayer stents. We aim to present our single center experience [...]

octombrie 23rd, 2018|Publicatii|

First Two Mitral Valve Replacements via Right Lateral Mini Thoracotomy Using New Automated Annular Suturing Technology

Victor S. Costache1, Juan A. Siordia, Jr.2, Charles J. Lutz3, Jude S. Sauer4, Peter A. Knight2. 1LB University of Sibiu, Next Cardio Project, Sibiu, Romania, 2University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA, 3St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, NY, USA, 4LSI Solutions, Victor, NY, USA. OBJECTIVE: Minimally invasive mitral valve replacement (MI-MV replacement) remains a relatively uncommon procedure, at least [...]

octombrie 23rd, 2018|Publicatii|

Personalised medicine for complex aortic diseases – PICARD ( Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu )

Aortic diseases contribute to the wide spectrum of vascular diseases: aortic aneurysms, aortic dissection and congenital abnormalities as bicuspid aortic valves. An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation of the aorta and an aortic dissection a tear in the wall of the aorta. The cause of the aortic diseases is unknown. The prevalence of aortic [...]

octombrie 12th, 2018|Publicatii|

30 de pacienti, second opinion pro bono! Medici de top din lume vor analiza gratuit cazurile unor romani cu afectiuni cardiace grave.

Medici de top din lume vor analiza gratuit cazurile unor romani cu afectiuni cardiace grave. Pe durata a 3 zile, intre 4 si 6 octombrie, in cadrul evenimentului East Meets West 2018, care va avea loc la Bucuresti, o comisie condusa de Conf. Dr. Victor Costache va sta la dispozitia unui numar de 30 de [...]

octombrie 1st, 2018|Publicatii|

Congresul East Meets West 2018 sau schimb de bune practici pentru atingerea excelenței în tratarea bolilor cardiovasculare.

Specialiști EndoVasculari din SUA și Europa au răspuns afirmativ medicilor români la invitația de a participa la cel mai prestigios eveniment medical al anului: Congresul East Meets West 2018, care abordează excelența în tratarea bolilor cardiovasculare. DESCARCATI AGENDA EVENIMENT Evenimentul, care se va desfasura la Bucuresti in perioada 4-6 octombrie, este al doilea de acest [...]

septembrie 24th, 2018|Publicatii|

NextCARDIO – Premieră medicală la Sibiu: primul caz de anevrism de aortă toracică rupt a fost operat cu succes

O echipă de medici condusă de chirurgul Victor Costache a reuşit pentru prima dată în România, in luna august, să opereze cu succes un caz de anevrism de aortă toracică rupt, tratat endovascular, potrivit unui comunicat de presă remis AGERPRES "Premieră medicală naţională la Sibiu după ce pacientului nu i se mai dădeau şanse de [...]

septembrie 6th, 2018|Publicatii|

A clinical review of early outcomes from contemporary flow modulation versus open, fenestrated and branch technologies in the management of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm.

Sultan S1,2, Kavanagh EP1,2, Diethrich E3, Costache V4, Sultan M1, Jordan F1,5, Hynes N1,2.  Abstract Traditional therapeutic options for complex thoracoabdominal aneurysm include open repair, hybrid repair or endovascular repair (involving fenestrated or branched endografts). The Streamliner Multilayer Flow Modulator has been available for treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms since 2010. Its design permits blood flow [...]

iunie 12th, 2018|Publicatii|

Treatament of complex aortic aneurysms and dissections with the Multilayer Flow Modulator: Romanian registry experience

S. Costache, A. Boicean, A. Costache, C. Goia, S.Sultan, H. Moldovan, A. Santa, D. M. Dorobantu Background Aortic aneurysms and dissections are a common pathology with increasing prevalence in an aging population. Historically, aorta-related pathology was treated either medically or surgically, until the performance of the first successful endovascular abdominal aortic repair (EVAR) procedure by [...]

iunie 12th, 2018|Publicatii|

Aortic valve surgery of the 21st century: sutureless AVR versus TAVI.

Costache VS1, Moldovan H2, Arsenescu C3, Costache A1. Abstract Surgical aortic valve replacement (sAVR) has been a safe, effective and time-proven technique and is still the standard of care all over the world for aortic valve treatment. The vast majority of centers perform this procedure by doing a median sternotomy with several disadvantages. While many [...]

iunie 12th, 2018|Publicatii|

NEXTCardio – Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Workshop, 4 mai

Universitatea Lucian Blaga din Sibiu (ULBS) a organizat in data de  4 mai 2018, workshop-ul cu tema “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)”, ȋn cadrul proiectului ″Cercetare de nouă generaţie prin asistenţă computerizată în managementul patologiilor cardiovasculare – NextCARDIO″.   Pe agenda evenimentului s-au regasit următoarele teme de dezbatere: bazele teoretice – CFD, Mimics şi Ansys, cazuri [...]

mai 24th, 2018|Publicatii|