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Late myocardial revascularization in patients with tetralogy of Fallot.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15063294     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since surgical correction of congenital heart diseases began in the early 1950s, a growing number of patients are reaching older age and becoming a risk for developing coronary artery disease. This study presents the clinical experience of myocardial revascularization in 4 symptomatic coronary artery disease patients with unrepaired or corrected tetralogy of Fallot. Three patients had surgery and 1 patient had percutaneous angioplasty. One corrected tetralogy of Fallot patient developed symptomatic coronary artery disease and responded favorably to medical therapy.
Authors:
Marianne Coutu; Nancy C Poirier; Annie Dore; Michel Carrier; Louis P Perrault
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-05     Completed Date:  2004-05-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1454-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary
Coronary Disease / complications,  surgery*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Revascularization*
Tetralogy of Fallot / complications*,  surgery*

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