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Successful surgical treatment of a coronary artery mycotic aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7979686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mycotic aneurysms of the coronary artery are rare. We report the case of a mycotic aneurysm of the left anterior descending artery. Surgical treatment consisted of simultaneous resection of the aneurysm and revascularization using a venous graft. Thirteen cases of mycotic aneurysms of the coronary arteries have been reported in the literature, and we review these cases.
A Kalangos; P L Julia; A Ozler; V A Jebara; J N Fabiani; O Sezerman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1994 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-01     Completed Date:  1994-12-01     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:  1521-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Center of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Infected / radiography,  surgery*
Coronary Aneurysm / radiography,  surgery*
Myocardial Revascularization

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