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Port-access double valve replacement: first case report in Japan.
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PMID:  22566255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 57-year-old man with mitral and aortic valve stenosis was admitted to our hospital. An electrocardiogram showed atrial fibrillation. After receiving informed consent, we performed a double valve replacement (DVR) with bioprostheses and maze procedure, utilizing a port-access technique. The operation and aortic cross-clamping times were 460 and 228 min, respectively. The patient's recovery was uneventful and he was discharged from our hospital with a consistent sinus rhythm 22 days after surgery. This is the first case report of port-access DVR in Japan.
Koyu Tanaka; Masahiko Kuinose; Hidenori Yoshitaka; Toshinori Totsugawa; Genta Chikazawa; Yoshimasa Tsushima
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1863-6713     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
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Created Date:  2012-5-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101303952     Medline TA:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Sakakibara Heart Institute of Okayama, 2-1-10 Marunouchi, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-0823, Japan,
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