Document Detail


Saphenous vein graft aneurysm-an unusual cause of mediastinal mass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21823079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
Daniel D Correa de Sa;
Related Documents :
19703749 - Varied presentations of missile emboli in military combat.
16358159 - Pulmonary artery sarcoma misdiagnosed as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
17387199 - Surgical embolectomy in acute massive pulmonary embolism.
2354819 - Pulmonary tumor embolism from squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva.
9786269 - Distal radial artery lesion as a source of digital emboli.
3228769 - Primary pulmonary artery sarcoma mimicking pulmonary thromboembolism.
16132289 - Angiogenesis in fatal acute kawasaki disease coronary artery and myocardium.
11790989 - Giant cell arteritis.
24281329 - Ivus-guided percutaneous coronary interventions: an ongoing odyssey?
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    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E52-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905. E: sorajja.paul@mayo.edu.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Investigator
Investigator/Affiliation:
DanielD Correa de Sa / ; Thais Coutinho / ; Paul Sorajja /

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Diffuse Coronary Ectasia Complicated by Myocardial Infarction in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis-T...
Next Document:  Spontaneous Calcific Coronary Embolus From a Degenerative Calcific Aortic Valve-A Rare Cause of Acut...