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Aortic valve replacement following coronary artery bypass grafting using bilateral internal mammary arteries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19017018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aortic valve replacement in patients with a patent internal mammary artery grafts poses two main challenges: Sternal reentry and myocardial protection. Beating heart procedures have been well described in coronary and valve surgery. Herein, we describe a simple reproducible technique of aortic valve replacement that circumvents the main issues highlighted above.
Kausik Bhattacharya; April Clugston; Henry Whalen; Ciro Campanella
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2008 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-21     Completed Date:  2009-04-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  795-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve / pathology,  surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Internal Mammary-Coronary Artery Anastomosis / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  pathology,  surgery*

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