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Successful resection of a recurrent leiomyosarcoma of the pulmonary trunk.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8466316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We successfully performed a total resection of the pulmonary artery trunk and replaced it with an equine pericardial xenograft roll in a patient with a recurrent leiomyosarcoma. We believe, based on anatomic and embryologic principles, total rather than partial resection of the pulmonary artery trunk should be the treatment of choice for primary leiomyosarcomas of the pulmonary artery.
K Okada; M Okada; S Yamamoto; T Mukai; T Tsukube; H Matsuda; M Okada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-04     Completed Date:  1993-05-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1009-12     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, Kobe University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Leiomyosarcoma / surgery*
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / surgery*
Pulmonary Artery / surgery*
Transplantation, Heterologous
Vascular Diseases / surgery

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