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Temporary extracorporeal perfusion of the splanchnic circulation dependent on the Riolan anastomosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3584223     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A thorough investigation of a hypertensive 25 year old male was undertaken due to the finding of an absent right radial pulse. This work-up revealed widespread, largely asymptomatic arterial disease characterised by a combination of multiple sites of stenosis and occlusion, aneurysmal dilatation and extensive vessel wall calcification. The findings included a right renal artery stenosis, an abdominal aortic aneurysm and a splanchnic vasculature completely supplied by the inferior mesenteric artery. Consequently it was thought that a prolonged clamping time during the aortic repair would possibly result in ischemic injury. Therefore, the splanchnic organs were perfused by a paediatric oxygenator and pump during the aortic cross-clamping. This case report discusses the etiology of the disease and the technical aspects of splanchnic perfusion.
P Neglén; B Eklöf; H Shuhaiber; L Berntman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:    1987 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-20     Completed Date:  1987-07-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal / surgery
Aortic Aneurysm / complications,  surgery*
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical*
Extracorporeal Circulation*
Ischemia / prevention & control*
Mesenteric Arteries / physiopathology*
Splanchnic Circulation*

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