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Postpericardiotomy syndrome after thymothymectomy: report of two cases.
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PMID:  22566253     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases of postpericardiotomy syndrome (PPS) after thymothymectomy associated with pericardiotomy are described. The incidence of PPS in cardiac operations is reportedly 10-30 %. Although no reports have been described in the English literature, our retrospective analysis revealed similar incidents following mediastinal tumor operation associated with pericardiotomy in cardiac surgery. Clinicians should thus be aware of this syndrome.
Authors:
Shungo Yukumi; Hideaki Suzuki; Yasuaki Kashu; Mikio Okazaki; Yoshifumi Sano
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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 
Date Detail:
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:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, National Hospital Organization, Ehime National Hospital, 366 Yokogawara, Toon, Ehime, 791-0281, Japan, syukumi@ehime-nh.go.jp.
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