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Lung transplant, double valve repair, and pulmonary artery aneurysm resection.
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PMID:  22186486     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Up to 66% of giant pulmonary artery aneurysms are associated with severe pulmonary hypertension. For these patients, lung or heart-lung en bloc transplantation is the only definitive therapy available. To date, there have been only two reports of concomitant double lung transplant and resection of a giant pulmonary artery aneurysm. We report a case of combined mitral and pulmonary valve repair, resection of a giant pulmonary artery aneurysm, and double lung transplant in a patient with primary pulmonary hypertension.
Hossein Shayan; Basar Sareyyupoglu; Norihisa Shigemura; Jnanesh Thacker; Christian Bermudez; Yoshiya Toyoda
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e3-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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