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Surgical strategy for advanced gastric cancer with a concomitant thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm requiring arterial reconstruction of the visceral branches.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17713741     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 70-year-old man who presented with hematemesis was found to have advanced gastric cancer concomitant with a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA), which involved all branches of the visceral arteries. The patient underwent the following staged operations: first, radical resection of the advanced gastric cancer with simultaneous reconstruction of the visceral branches, followed 1 month later by endovascular aortic replacement of the TAAA. He recovered uneventfully and was discharged without any paralytic complications or sign of graft infection.
Authors:
Yoshikazu Morimoto; Toru Kuratani; Yasuhiro Tanaka; Mitsunori Kaneko
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-08-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-23     Completed Date:  2007-12-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  817-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Osaka General Medical Center, 3-1-56, Bandaihigashi, Osaka 558-8558, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery*
Comorbidity
Gastrectomy / methods*
Humans
Male
Stomach Neoplasms / surgery*
Treatment Outcome*

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