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Acute dissection of a Contegra conduit: a rare mechanism of failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20732536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Contegra (Medtronic Inc, Minneapolis, MN) bovine jugular vein conduit has been used with increasing frequency in congenital heart disease for the reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract. In this report, we describe a mechanism for conduit failure secondary to an acute dissection of the inner neointimal peel from the conduit wall.
Authors:
Minoo N Kavarana; Adam L Dorfman; Prachi P Agarwal; Edward L Bove
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-24     Completed Date:  2010-09-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1006-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
2010 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Animals
Cattle
Female
Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery*
Humans
Infant
Jugular Veins / transplantation*
Postoperative Complications* / diagnosis,  etiology
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction* / diagnosis,  etiology

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