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Simultaneous coronary and abdominal aortic surgery--a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2388446     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myocardial infarction is a major cause of operative mortality following abdominal aortic surgery. For this reason, routine coronary angiography and, if indicated, coronary revascularization prior to aneurysm repair is recommended. Nevertheless, some controversy still exists concerning the risks of aneurysm rupture and myocardial ischemic events when repair or coronary surgery is staged. This report describes two successful cases of simultaneous surgery for an expanding aneurysm and severe coronary artery disease, emphasizing the usefulness of gastroepiploic artery grafting in such cases.
R Koike; H Suma; K Kondo; T Oku; H Satoh; Y Sawada; A Takeuchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Japanese journal of surgery     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0047-1909     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn J Surg     Publication Date:  1990 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-24     Completed Date:  1990-09-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302176     Medline TA:  Jpn J Surg     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  472-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka Medical College, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Aorta, Abdominal
Aortic Aneurysm / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Arteries / transplantation
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Myocardial Revascularization / methods
Omentum / blood supply
Saphenous Vein / transplantation
Stomach / blood supply

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