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Triple coronary bypass in a child with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16099738     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Here we report triple coronary bypass procedure in a 12-year-old girl with familial homozygous hypercholesterolemia and extensive coronary atherosclerosis. She had successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation at home by her father 4 months before the operation. Total cholesterol level was 1300 mg/dL initially without antilipidemic treatment. Extensive three vessel disease with right coronary proximal stenosis and left coronary ostial stenoses was determined by angiography. Left internal thoracic artery, left radial artery, and saphenous vein grafts were used for coronary revascularization. Saphenous vein graft to right posterior descending artery, radial artery graft to obtuse marginal artery, and LITA to left anterior descending artery anastomoses were performed consecutively. Ten months after the operation, she is in good condition under intensive antilipidemic therapy and weekly lipid apheresis.
Mehmet Salih Bilal; Numan Ali Aydemir; Nihat Cine; Ahmet Celebi; Mehmet Kaplan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-15     Completed Date:  2006-12-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E351-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Coronary Artery Disease / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Coronary Stenosis / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II / complications*,  genetics*
Treatment Outcome

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