Document Detail


Type a aortic dissection with cold agglutinin disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21801929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cold agglutinin disease is an uncommon condition characterized by hemagglutination and microvascular thrombosis of red blood cells at low temperatures during cardiopulmonary bypass. We report the rare case of an ambulatory 74-year-old woman with a relatively high thermal amplitude for antibody activation. We performed aortic arch repair for type A aortic dissection using moderately hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass and warm blood cardioplegia in a retrograde manner. This case report provides evidence that these are safe and suitable techniques for selected aortic arch repair patients with cold agglutinin disease.
Authors:
Hiroaki Osada; Hiroyuki Nakajima; Atsushi Shimizu; Atsushi Nagasawa; Hitoshi Ogino
Related Documents :
19914919 - Improvement in coronary endothelial function is independently associated with a slowed ...
211349 - Small-angle x-ray scattering study of human serum low-density lipoproteins with differe...
7554289 - Detection of autoantibodies against oxidized low-density lipoproteins and of igg-bound ...
16444459 - A prospective, case-control study of tobacco dependence in thromboangiitis obliterans (...
11058709 - Apolipoprotein e polymorphism and carotid artery intima-media thickness in a random sam...
15277739 - Different effects of pravastatin and cerivastatin on the media of the carotid arteries ...
1581609 - An isolated dual-perfused rabbit liver preparation for the study of hepatic blood flow ...
11442979 - Color doppler transesophageal echocardiography in detection of massive pulmonary emboli...
18442569 - Predictors of outcome of arterial switch operation for complex d-transposition.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  722-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mitsubishi Kyoto Hospital, Kyoto, Japan.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Palliative surgery for malignant mediastinal tumor invading the superior vena cava and right atrium.
Next Document:  Successful use of hirudin during cardiac surgery using minimized extracorporeal circulation in patie...