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One-stage combined thoracic ancient schwannomas total removal and coronary artery bypass.
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PMID:  21961014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Ancient schwannoma is a rare variant of neural tumors though rarely seen in the thorax. The combination with coronary artery diseases is also rare. Here we describe a 66 year-old male who had undergone one-stage combined surgery for thoracic ancient schwannomas removal and coronary artery disease. The masses were, respectively, 13 cm in the middle mediastinum and 5 cm in diameter originating from the intercostal nerve. The tumors were successfully removed using sternotomy, and then a coronary artery bypass grafting was performed. Here we discuss this rare tumor in relation to the relevant literature.
Authors:
Kadri Ceberut; Erdinc Naseri; Atac Celik; Ahmet Muslehiddinoglu; Ismail Ergin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1687-9635     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-30     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  497960     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tokat State Hospital, 60100 Tokat, Turkey.
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