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Multiple atherosclerotic aneurysms of the bilateral subclavian artery, aortic arch and abdominal aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15209558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Subclavian artery aneurysms are relatively rare in comparison with other peripheral aneurysms. We report a 65-year-old woman with multiple atherosclerotic aneurysms of the subclavian artery, aortic arch saccular aneurysm and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Two-staged operations by which the infrarenal abdominal aorta was replaced first and median sternotomy extending to the supraclavicular space for the concomitant resection of bilateral subclavian as well as aortic arch aneurysm resulted in good results.
Keita Tanaka; Haruo Makuuchi; Yoshihiro Naruse; Toshiya Kobayashi; Masahiro Goto; Yasuo Arimura; Masatake Katsu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1341-1098     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-22     Completed Date:  2004-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9703158     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Aorta, Abdominal*
Aorta, Thoracic*
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery
Arteriosclerosis / complications*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods
Subclavian Artery*
Treatment Outcome

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