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Aortic valve replacement with simultaneous chest wall reconstruction for radiation-induced sarcoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18290889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sarcomas, a rare complication of radiotherapy for breast carcinoma, have a poor prognosis. We describe a lady with previous mantle radiotherapy exposure, who developed a radiation-induced chest wall sarcoma. She underwent simultaneous aortic valve replacement (AVR) for severe aortic stenosis and excision of the sarcoma. Chest wall reconstruction was achieved with a composite marlex cement plate and a pedicled latissimus dorsi muscle flap.
Anand Sachithanandan; Uday Dandekar; Robert Grimer; Francis Peart; Stephen J Rooney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0886-0440     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2008 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-22     Completed Date:  2008-07-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve Stenosis / surgery*
Breast Neoplasms / therapy
Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast / therapy
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / therapy
Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / surgery*
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods
Sarcoma / etiology,  surgery*
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / etiology,  surgery*
Thoracic Neoplasms / surgery
Thoracic Wall / surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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