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Single-stage repair of aneurysm of the ascending aorta associated with aortic coarctation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20719734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 38-year-old man with a history of uncontrolled hypertension was investigated for atypical chest pains and found to have an aneurysm of the ascending aorta and a coexisting coarctation of the aorta. The timing and sequence of surgical repair of these 2 pathologies are controversial. We report an elective single-stage operation in which the ascending aorta was replaced and an extracardiac bypass from the ascending to the descending aorta was performed with excellent results.
Saina Attaran; Jeremy Felderhoff; Mark A Westwood; Wael I Awad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-19     Completed Date:  2011-01-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E265-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
The London Chest Hospital, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / surgery*
Aorta, Thoracic / pathology,  surgery
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery*
Aortic Coarctation / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Chest Pain / complications,  etiology
Follow-Up Studies
Hypertension / complications
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures*

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