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Intrathoracic aneurysm of the right subclavian artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15663285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arterial aneurysms may occur in all arteries of the human body. Arteriosclerosis takes the first place in the aetiology of the aneurysms of the great arteries and lower extremities. We would like to present a rare atherosclerotic aneurysm in the intrathoracic region of the right subclavian artery, in which vascular continuity was re-established by resection and direct end-to-end anastomosis instead of the generally used resection + revascularization technique with vascular grafts.
H Akar; A Sarac; E Iriz; F Kolbakir; S Dermican
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2004 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-24     Completed Date:  2005-04-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  730-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical
Aneurysm / etiology,  radiography*,  surgery*
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Arteriosclerosis / complications
Subclavian Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Thoracic Cavity
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*

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