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Control of suture hole bleeding after aortic valve replacement by application of BioGlue during circulatory arrest.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15858951     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bleeding from suture holes in aortic valve replacement (AVR) may represent a difficult problem especially if the aortic wall is friable. We describe a case in which suture hole bleeding after AVR was present at the posterior aortic wall close to the pulmonary artery. Following several attempts to suture the leak using felt pledget armed prolene sutures, deep hypothermic circulatory arrest was induced and BioGlue in combination with Tabotamp was applied for successful sealing of the bleeding source.
Authors:
Karin M Dunst; Herwig Antretter; Johannes Bonatti
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International heart journal     Volume:  46     ISSN:  1349-2365     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-29     Completed Date:  2005-05-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101244240     Medline TA:  Int Heart J     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Clinical Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Valve*
Female
Heart Arrest, Induced
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation*
Humans
Middle Aged
Postoperative Hemorrhage / prevention & control*
Proteins*
Sutures*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bio-glue; 0/Proteins

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