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Combined stent-graft and surgical treatment for a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm in a high risk patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16164259     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) Crawford type I with high-risk factors. A 74-year-old woman, who had a history of myocardial infarction with severe left ventricular dysfunction, asthma, and hypothyroidism, underwent endovascular stent-graft replacement for TAAA and simultaneous surgical reconstruction of the visceral arteries to avoid thoracotomy and extracorporeal circulation. Postoperatively she suffered from weakness of the left leg, with suspected paraparesis, but recovered muscular strength to some extent and was discharged in a wheelchair on postoperative day 74.
Hiroya Minami; Nobuhiko Mukohara; Hidefumi Obo; Masato Yoshida; Tetsuya Fukuda; Tsutomu Shida
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyōbu Geka Gakkai zasshi     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1344-4964     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-16     Completed Date:  2005-10-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884261     Medline TA:  Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  448-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Himeji Cardiovascular Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / diagnosis,  surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Vascular Surgical Procedures

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