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Pulmonary arterioplasty for the remaining arterial stump of the donor and the arterial cuff of the donor graft in living-donor lobar lung transplantation.
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PMID:  22898400     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In living-donor lobar lung transplantation (LDLLT), donor surgeries are conducted in ways that ensure proper dissections for both donors and recipients. We report a case of LDLLT, in which pulmonary arterioplasties with autopericardial patch were performed on both a donor and a recipient. Since excision of the lingular branch of the pulmonary artery was carried out far lower than that of the upper segment of the left lower lobe branch, pulmonary arterioplasty was performed to avoid potential stricture of the remaining lingular branch. Also, because of the oblique stump of the graft pulmonary artery, pulmonary arterioplasty with autopericardial patch was required in the recipient.
Authors:
Fengshi Chen; Senri Miwa; Toru Bando; Hiroshi Date
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-734X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
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