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Pseudoaneurysm of subclavian artery 21-years after staged repair of tetralogy of Fallot.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11788277     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three cases of pseudoaneurysm of subclavian artery in long-term follow-up after staged repair of tetralogy of Fallot are described. The angiographical study revealed that aneurysms were located in the systemic end area of previously ligated modified Blalock-Taussing shunt. Aneurysmectomy with resection of a shunt and segment of subclavian artery was performed. We believe division of a prosthetic shunt should be routinely performed during complete repair of tetralogy to prevent morbidity in the long-term follow-up period.
V B Demyanchuk; S E Dykucha; A M Dovgan; V V Lazorishinets
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1010-7940     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-14     Completed Date:  2002-02-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  114-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery, 03680 Kyiv, Ukraine.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  surgery
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
Fatal Outcome
Subclavian Artery*
Tetralogy of Fallot / surgery*

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