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Thromboendarterectomy and circulatory arrest.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22268068     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thromboendarterectomy remains a high-risk procedure. The use of circulatory arrest as a technique to allow pulmonary artery visualization is associated with cerebral and organ damage secondary to the ischaemic insult. Application of techniques learned from thoracic aortic stenting and minimal invasive valvular surgery may mean that circulatory arrest becomes an uncommon accompaniment to thromboendarterectomy.
Michael Poullis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-01-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-22     Completed Date:  2012-07-24     Revised Date:  2013-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  375-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Occlusion* / adverse effects,  instrumentation
Bronchial Arteries* / physiopathology
Endarterectomy* / adverse effects
Heart Arrest, Induced* / adverse effects
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Pulmonary Artery / physiopathology,  surgery*
Pulmonary Circulation
Regional Blood Flow
Risk Factors
Thromboembolism / physiopathology,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome
Comment In:
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr;14(4):377   [PMID:  22438408 ]

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