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Open thoracic aortic repair for dysphagia in patients with Kommerell's diverticulum and right-sided aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19811575     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Kommerell's diverticulum of an aberrant left subclavian artery associated with a right-sided aortic arch is a rare congenital aortic anomaly. This communication reports two cases of this congenital anomaly leading to severe dysphagia. Both cases were successfully repaired with a staged open approach rather than an endovascular approach, which would not have addressed the presenting symptom of dysphagia.
T Brett Reece; Tyler J Wallen; Dinesh H Jagasia; Joseph E Bavaria; Wilson Y Szeto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-10-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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