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Stent angioplasty for a kink in the pulmonary artery anastomosis soon after living-donor lobar lung transplantation.
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PMID:  22051314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Herein, we report a case of stent angioplasty for a kink in the pulmonary artery (PA) anastomosis soon after living-donor lobar lung transplantation (LDLLT). A 64-year-old man with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis underwent bilateral LDLLT with lung donations from his daughters. After reperfusion, the left PA anastomosis showed a kink, which could not be corrected completely during surgery. Due to the kink in the left PA, and the relatively small donor grafts, the patient required extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) after LDLLT. Approximately 24 hours after reperfusion, stent angioplasty was performed, resulting in the patient being successfully weaned from extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on postoperative day 4.
Fengshi Chen; Junichi Tazaki; Toshiya Shibata; Senri Miwa; Kazuhiro Yamazaki; Hisanari Ishii; Tsuyoshi Shoji; Takuji Fujinaga; Toru Bando; Hiroshi Date
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e105-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
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