Custodial Cardioplegia and Cardiac Preservation during pediatric Cardiac Surgery Procedures: A Narrative Review

Javad Ramezani; Hamid Hoseinikhah; Kayhan Mizani; Mohamadreza Akbari; Mahsa Moallemi; Maryam Argi; Aliasghar Moeinipour

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 20-23

  Controlled intraoperative cardioplegia is indispensable to pediatric cardiac surgery procedures. Several preservation techniques have been proposed for such purposes, with varying application by different surgeons. The custodiol cardioplegia is a recent approach that is considered to be a safe and effective ...  Read More

Possible interaction of warfarin with peppermint herbal tea: a case report

Aliasghar Moeinipour; Mohamad Abbassi Teshnizi; Babak Manafi; Hadi Yavari; Yasamin Moeinipour; Hamid Hoseinikhah

Volume 4, Issue 2 , May 2017, , Pages 83-86

  Herbal medicine is usually safe and popular in Iranian communities. Peppermint herbal products may interact with warfarin, which is an essential lifelong drug used in patients with prosthetic heart valves. Herein, we report a case of possible interaction between warfarin and peppermint herbal tea.We ...  Read More