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Near-Infrared Spectroscopy-Detected Cerebral Ischemia Resolved by Cannulation of an Axillo-Femoral Graft during Surgical Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection.
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PMID:  22917829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a patient who experienced near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)-detected transient regional cerebral desaturation during cardiopulmonary bypass for an operation to replace the aortic arch. Prompt institution of additional flow through an axillo-femoral graft was associated with restoration of regional cerebral saturation. The aortic surgery had no neurologic complications. Promptness in detecting and restoring cerebral perfusion appeared crucial in avoiding prolonged cerebral ischemia and reducing the likelihood of adverse neurologic events.
Authors:
Marco Agostini; Vincenzo Di Gregorio; Marco Bertora; Carla Avallato; Alessandro Locatelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E221-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiovascular Department, Santa Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy.
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