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Modified biatrial approach for the extensive resection of left atrial myxomas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9692489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Surgical excision of left atrial myxomas is usually curative. When the root of the pedicle and the full thickness of the adjacent interatrial septum are excised, the repair of the created atrial septal defect requires a pericardial or Dacron patch. The biatrial approach generally has been accepted as the technique having the advantages of well identifying the site of attachment and inspection of the four cardiac chambers. We proposed a modification of this technique that allows the reconstruction of the created septal defect without any foreign patch.
M Massetti; G Babatasi; O Le Page; S Bhoyroo; A Khayat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-14     Completed Date:  1998-08-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Caen, France.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Heart Arrest, Induced
Heart Atria / pathology,  surgery*
Heart Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Heart Septum / surgery
Heart Ventricles / pathology
Hypothermia, Induced
Myxoma / pathology,  surgery*
Pericardium / transplantation
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Prosthesis Implantation
Surgical Flaps
Suture Techniques
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Terephthalates

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