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Stented elephant trunk method for multiple thoracic aneurysms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11235735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Stent-grafting and open graft replacement was introduced to reduce the complications of suture anastomosis in the descending aorta. We applied this technique in the treatment of a patient with multiple thoracic aneurysms. The elephant trunk procedure was used for thromboexclusion. A single branched graft was placed easily without twisting. In patients with aneurysms at both the proximal and distal thoracic aorta, combined stent-grafting and open graft replacement is an excellent approach.
S Miyamoto; T Hadama; H Anai; H Sako; O Shigemitsu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-08     Completed Date:  2001-03-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  705-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Oita Medical University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
Combined Modality Therapy
Coronary Artery Bypass
Prosthesis Design
Suture Techniques

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