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Hybrid approach in a case of arterial tortuosity syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18467428     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Arterial tortuosity syndrome is a rare connective tissue disorder characterised by elongation, tortuosity, stenosis and aneurysms of the large and middle-sized arteries. The symptomatology is correlated to the artery affected by the pathology with correlated stenosis. We describe our hybrid surgical procedure in the treatment of a case of kinking of the pulmonary branches with significant gradient and hypertension. Aortic arch and supraaortic vessels presented various deviousness without hemodynamic alterations.
Authors:
Mariano Vicchio; Giuseppe Santoro; Marianna Carrozza; Giuseppe Caianiello
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-05-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-30     Completed Date:  2008-10-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  736-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy. marianovicchio@libero.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities,  physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Child, Preschool
Connective Tissue Diseases / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Constriction, Pathologic
Hemodynamics
Humans
Patient Care Team
Pericardium / surgery
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities,  physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Stents
Sternum / surgery
Suture Techniques
Syndrome
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Malformations / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Vascular Surgical Procedures* / instrumentation

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