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Successful treatment in a patient with Takayasu's arteritis and Marfan syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12238861     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report an unusual case of concomitant Takayasu's arteritis and Marfan syndrome manifesting left main coronary ostial obstruction and annuloaortic ectasia. Simultaneous surgical treatment consisting of left coronary ostium endarterectomy, coronary artery bypass grafting, and Bentall operation was performed. This case is unique in that the cardiovascular manifestations of Takayasu's arteritis and Marfan syndrome were both simultaneously presented and surgically treated.
Authors:
Kyung-Hwan Kim; Cheul Lee; Hyuk Ahn
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-09-19     Completed Date:  2002-10-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  908-10     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea. kh726@snu.ac.kr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Valve Insufficiency / radiography,  surgery
Aortography
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Stenosis / complications,  radiography,  surgery
Endarterectomy
Female
Humans
Marfan Syndrome / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Reoperation
Takayasu Arteritis / complications,  radiography,  surgery*

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