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Pulmonary valve replacement through a left thoracotomy approach.
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PMID:  22186455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report here the first case, to our knowledge, of pulmonary valve replacement being performed via a left thoracotomy approach in a patient with pectus excavatum who had 3 previous sternotomies. The merit of this approach and its feasibility are discussed.
James Barnard; Andreas Hoschtitzky; Ragheb Hasan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom.
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