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Hybrid Procedure for a Kommerell's Diverticulum in a Right-Sided Aortic Arch.
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PMID:  23445788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A rare case of an aneurysmal Kommerell's diverticulum in a right-sided aortic arch was successfully treated using a hybrid procedure comprising total arch replacement and percutaneous stent grafting. A 65-year-old man with dysphagia was diagnosed with an ectatic right-sided aortic arch and a saccular aneurysm of the Kommerell's diverticulum. Since its radical resection during a single surgery was unfeasible because of its complex configuration, a 2-stage procedure was adopted.
Michihito Nonaka; Kenta An; Daisuke Nakatsuka; Tatsuji Okada; Yuji Sekine; Atsushi Iwakura; Kazuo Yamanaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2186-1005     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
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Created Date:  2013-2-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9703158     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tenri Hospital, Nara, Japan.
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