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Cryopreserved aortic allograft for the treatment of a thoracic stent graft infection.
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PMID:  21769084     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Arterial prosthetic graft infection is one of the most challenging issues in vascular surgery. We report a case of an infected descending thoracic aorta endograft, presenting itself several years after placement, with hemoptysis and back pain as referred symptoms. The patient was successfully treated by removing the thoracic aorta and replacing the infected endografts with a cryopreserved aortic allograft, running from the left subclavian artery to the aortic diaphragmatic hiatus.
Authors:
C García Franco; L Dzieciuchowicz; L Grochowicz; I Olavide; A Martin-Trenor; G Espinosa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain2 Department of Vascular Surgery, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain3 Department of Anesthesia, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain4 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain - cegarciaf@unav.es.
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