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Aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms of coronary arteries and saphenous vein coronary artery bypass grafts: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11573835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aneurysms or pseudoaneurysms of the native coronary arteries or bypass grafts are uncommon and represent a pathology with high morbidity and mortality. We report the diagnosis of an aneurysm of a saphenous vein coronary artery bypass graft with an atypical presentation and review incidence, modes of presentation, aetiology and proposed mechanisms of formation of this and similar entities. Complications, diagnostic clues and therapeutic options are also discussed.
C L Dubois; P M Vandervoort
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-09-27     Completed Date:  2002-01-16     Revised Date:  2009-06-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Aneurysm / complications*,  therapy,  ultrasonography
Coronary Artery Bypass / adverse effects*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Middle Aged
Saphenous Vein / physiopathology*,  ultrasonography

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