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Annuloaortic ectasia treated successfully in a pregnant woman with Marfan syndrome: report of a case.
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PMID:  22127536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A 31-year-old woman with Marfan syndrome required aortic root repair for annuloaortic ectasia in the 16th week of her first pregnancy. Aortic root reimplantation was successfully performed with a higher-flow-rate cardiopulmonary bypass of 3.4-3.6 l/min/m(2) at normothermia for fetal survival. During the surgery, a cardiotocography and transesophageal echo probe attached on the patient's abdomen allowed adequate monitoring of the fetal heartbeat. The postoperative course was uneventful, and a healthy baby was delivered by cesarean section at 37 weeks' gestation.
Authors:
Shunsuke Sato; Hitoshi Ogino; Hitoshi Matsuda; Hiroaki Sasaki; Hiroshi Tanaka; Yutaka Iba
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1436-2813     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka, 565-8565, Japan, satosyun@d6.dion.ne.jp.
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