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Giant aneurysm of aortocoronary saphenous vein graft compressing the left pulmonary artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16846430     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a case report of a 78-year-old patient with a 7-cm aneurysm of the saphenous vein graft that was used 17 years before to perform a coronary artery bypass grafting on the circumflex artery. CT scan displayed a mass with an internal lumen compressing the left atrium as well as the left pulmonary artery.
Bruno Chiappini; Alain Poncelet; Philippe Noirhomme; Robert Verhelst; Jean Rubay; Jean-Christophe Funken; Gebrine El Khoury
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0886-0440     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-18     Completed Date:  2006-12-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  425-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm / diagnosis,  etiology,  pathology*,  surgery
Coronary Aneurysm / diagnosis,  etiology,  pathology*,  surgery
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Coronary Artery Disease / surgery
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Heart Atria / pathology
Pulmonary Artery / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Saphenous Vein / pathology*,  radiography,  transplantation*,  ultrasonography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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