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Long-range observations with external aortic grafts.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  131805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The late results of aortic aneurysms treated by external grafting are presented. This procedure consists of completely dissecting the involved aortic segment and suturing it in a well-fitted tubular Dacron prosthesis. The operation was carried out under the following circumstances: (a) Small fusiform aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. (b) Small and medium-sized aneurysms of the thoracic aorta. (c) Aneurysms unfavorably located in the very old and very debilitated. (d) Aneurysms involving the origin of the renal arteries. (e) Aneurysmatic dilatation of the aortic arch. Sixty-two patients were operated upon with this method with the follow-up period ranging from three months to seven years. There were no deaths during this period which could be directly related to either the aneurysm or the procedure itself.
F Robicsek; H K Daugherty; D C Mullen; N B Harbold; D G Hall; R D Jackson; T N Masters
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:    1976 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-02     Completed Date:  1976-08-02     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  195-201     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal
Aorta, Thoracic
Aortic Aneurysm / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis / methods*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Renal Artery
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Terephthalates

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