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Transannular pulmonary enlargement and bioprostheses for carcinoid disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19917795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A diminutive pulmonary artery and right ventricular outflow tract in a 46-year-old woman with a 10-year history of carcinoid syndrome required transannular pulmonary patch enlargement to allow replacement of the pulmonary and tricuspid valves with bioprostheses. The avoidance of anticoagulation permitted further hepatic arterial embolization without an increased risk of bleeding.
Cliff K Choong; Joseph E Arrowsmith; Andrew A Klein; Francis C Wells
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-17     Completed Date:  2010-01-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  510-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, CB23 8RE, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoid Heart Disease / complications*,  surgery
Heart Valve Diseases / etiology,  surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation*
Middle Aged
Prosthesis Design
Pulmonary Valve / surgery*
Treatment Outcome
Tricuspid Valve / surgery*

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