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How to Do It: Proximal Elephant Trunk Insertion Technique for Preventing Stroke during Replacement of the Descending Aorta through a Left Thoracotomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21997659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To reduce the risk of stroke during open surgery for the treatment of descending thoracic or thoracoabdominal aortic diseases, we attempted to insert a proximal elephant trunk to stabilize the atherosclerosis at the site of the proximal anastomosis. Although the patients had dense atherosclerotic lesions, they recovered well without neurologic complications. This technique is simple and may be effective for preventing stroke when replacing the descending thoracic or thoracoabdominal aorta through a left thoracotomy.
Authors:
Hiroshi Kubota; Hidehito Endo; Hiroshi Tsuchiya; Akihiro Yoshimoto; Yu Takahashi; Yusuke Inaba; Kenichi Sudo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E328-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyorin University, Tokyo, Japan.
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