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Flowmetric evaluation of internal mammary artery flap during repair of aortic coarctation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1529299     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Resection of the internal shelf through a longitudinal aortotomy and widening with the free end of the left in situ internal mammary artery (IMA) were steps in correction of aortic coarctation with isthmus hypoplasia in nine patients aged 9-14 (mean 10.5) years. Electromagnetic flowmetry was performed on the left IMA before and after the repair. The essential finding was considerably increased mean blood flow in the IMA flap during cross-clamping proximal to the completed repair, from 53 +/- 48 to 430 +/- 74 ml/min (378 +/- 78%). The IMA thus is a powerful conduit with extraordinary flow capacity when runoff is appropriate. Integration of IMA as a viable flap in the repair of aortic coarctation implies that this artery increases its collateral flow contribution to the distal aorta.
Authors:
M Hallberg; J van der Linden; A Jaramillo; E Cadavid; A Henze
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0036-5580     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-10-20     Completed Date:  1992-10-20     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121343     Medline TA:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  61-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Aortic Coarctation / surgery*
Blood Flow Velocity
Blood Pressure
Child
Electromagnetic Phenomena
Humans
Mammary Arteries / physiology,  surgery*
Surgical Flaps*

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