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Combined transdiaphragmatic MIDCAB with right gastroepiploic artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
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PMID:  10996108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Combined surgical repair for large abdominal aortic aneurysm and severe symptomatic coronary artery disease is a safe and effective procedure. Simultaneous operation for minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair were performed on a 75-yr-old man. First, we harvested the right gastroepiploic artery and passed it through the diaphragma for the right coronary artery revascularization on the beating heart. We then repaired the large abdominal aortic aneurysm (8 cm in diameter) using a Dacron tubular Y-graft. Using the arterial graft and off-pump technique reduces operation time and prevents complications of cardiopulmonary bypass in elderly patients with large abdominal aortic aneurysm, while the combined approach shortens hospital stay and cost.
A Gürbüz; K Kirali; A Tuncer; M Sişmanoglu; C Yakut
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular surgery (London, England)     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0967-2109     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-14     Completed Date:  2000-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308765     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  503-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Koşuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, 81020 Kadiköy, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / complications,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Coronary Artery Bypass* / methods
Coronary Disease / complications,  surgery*
Length of Stay
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive*

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