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Arteriosclerotic aneurysms of the coronary arteries: surgical treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15227326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We infer from our experience in over 4,000 revascularization procedures that true arteriosclerotic aneurysms of the coronary arteries are even more rare than reported in the literature, that such aneurysms usually occur in association with severe occlusive disease of the coronary arteries, and that the best surgical approach is to excise or ligate the aneurysm rather than leave it in continuity with coronary arterial circulation and risk complications. We present both rationale and technique in support of this more radical therapeutic approach.
Authors:
D L Bricker; D V Rittmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0730-2347     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  1987 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-30     Completed Date:  2005-02-03     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-30     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Heart Institute of the Southwest, the Methodist Hospital, and Saint Mary of the Plains Hospital, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
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