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Ruptured saphenous vein graft aneurysm after aortocoronary bypass grafting.
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PMID:  22160413     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Computed tomography demonstrated a giant saphenous vein graft aneurysm that compressed the right atrium of a 72-year-old woman 20 years after undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Angiography revealed contrast medium leakage in the mid-portion of the graft aneurysm. Aneurysmectomy was performed without repeat grafting. Postoperative myocardial scintigraphy demonstrated no significant myocardial ischemia. The ischemic effect of non-revascularization should be considered preoperatively because of the difficulties with repeat grafting.
Authors:
Takuma Satsu; Masahiko Onoe; Naoya Miyashita
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
t-satsu@lilac.tky.plala.or.jp.
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