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Saphenous vein graft aneurysm-an unusual cause of mediastinal mass.
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PMID:  21823079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report the case of a 78-year-old man who was incidentally found to have a large, ovoid mass on a chest X-ray. Nineteen years before, he had undergone a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). A chest computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a 6.8 x 6.7 cm aneurysm of the saphenous vein bypass graft anastomosed to the distal right coronary artery with contrast filling only the proximal end of the graft. The inferior wall of the left ventricle was akinetic on echocardiography, suggesting prior myocardial infarction of this vascular bed. Because of the patient's comorbidities, occlusion of the graft, and prior inferior infarction, clinical observation was elected.
Daniel D Correa de Sa;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American heart hospital journal     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1751-7168     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Heart Hosp J     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101156064     Medline TA:  Am Heart Hosp J     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E52-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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DanielD Correa de Sa / ; Thais Coutinho / ; Paul Sorajja /

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