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Using fascia lata to treat infective aortic false aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15797104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In patients with infective aortic false aneurysms, repair using artificial materials is in danger of becoming an additional focus for infection. We used harvested autologous fascia lata as a vascular patch in such operations on 2 patients with infected mediastinal false aneurysm after coronary artery bypass surgery. These patients have not had any recurrences of mediastinitis and false aneurysm for 4 to 6 years after the operations.
Ichiya Yamazaki; Yukio Ichikawa; Masanori Ishii; Toshiyuki Hamada; Hirokazu Kajiwara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  79     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-30     Completed Date:  2006-08-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1425-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kanagawa Cardiovascular and Respiratory Center, Yokohama, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / surgery*
Aneurysm, Infected / surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm / surgery*
Fascia Lata / transplantation*
Transplantation, Autologous

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