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Transaortic coronary patchplasty for isolated main left coronary ostial stenosis: a report of five cases.
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PMID:  9922816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The incidence of isolated ostial stenosis of the left main coronary artery varies between 0.13% and 2.7%. We performed surgical ostial angioplasty in five patients who had isolated left coronary ostial stenosis. One patient had low systemic blood pressure and, after the procedure, manifested myocardial ischaemia: conventional aortocoronary bypass was performed. The outcome of the four others was uneventful. They remained free of symptoms and resumed normal activities. Transaortic patch angioplasty might be useful operative method for the isolated coronary ostial stenosis, since it restores a more physiologic perfusion of the coronary arteries.
S Erentürk; I Yükseltan; C Demiroglu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:  1998 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-03-24     Completed Date:  1999-03-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Florence Nightingale Hospital, Caglayan, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Disease / surgery*
Coronary Vessels / surgery*
Middle Aged

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