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Myocardial ischaemia associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8785154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 38-yr-old man with an unusual type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome presented for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. During surgery he developed acute myocardial ischaemia, resulting in abandonment of the procedure. He was shown subsequently to have severe triple vessel coronary artery disease. Silent ischaemia associated with severe coronary artery disease, although rare, may be associated with the syndrome and is difficult to recognize as other cardiac abnormalities are frequently present.
C M Price; S Ford; L St John Jones; V Murday
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0007-0912     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Anaesth     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-26     Completed Date:  1996-09-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372541     Medline TA:  Br J Anaesth     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  464-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Crawley Hospital, West Sussex, London.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / surgery
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / complications*
Intraoperative Complications*
Myocardial Ischemia / etiology*

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