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Surgical reconstruction for intrathoracic aneurysm originating from proximal part of the right subclavian artery.
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PMID:  23555510     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Subclavian artery aneurysms are comparatively rare in peripheral aneurysms. We experienced a case of intrathoracic aneurysm originating from the proximal part of the right subclavian artery. A 78 year-old man was referred to our hospital with the diagnosis of a right subclavian artery aneurysm. Enhanced computed tomography demonstrated an intrathoracic aneurysm, originating from the right subclavian artery just proximal of its origin. Through a median sternotomy and supra-infraclavicular incision, we reconstructed the brachiocephalic and right common carotid arteries and bypassed to the distal part of the right subclavian artery by using a T-shaped vascular graft and the aneurysm was excluded.
Authors:
Hiroki Mizoguchi; Takuya Miura; Kazushige Inoue; Takashi Iwata; Keikou Tei; Yuuki Horio
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular diseases     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1881-641X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Dis     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101471467     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Dis     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  194-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Kansai Rosai Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan.
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