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A durable iliac-axillary and axillary-carotid bypass for cerebral ischemia due to Takayasu arteritis allowed successful pregnancies and deliveries.
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PMID:  20619589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 24-year-old Japanese woman underwent ilioaxillary bypass with an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft and axillocarotid bypass with an autologous saphenous vein graft for severe brain ischemia due to Takayasu arteritis. A method that involved wrapping strips of the graft around the artery was used to prevent stretching of the anastomotic site. Her general condition and symptoms improved remarkably. She became pregnant three times and delivered the infants without any complications caused by the operation. The present case contributes to proof of patency, effectiveness, and durability of these bypass grafts.
Norihiro Kondo; Masayuki Koyama; Takehisa Iwai; Takashi Ozaki; Yoh Ishiguro; Hiroshi Noda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  2011-04-06     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1713-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Aomori, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical / methods
Axillary Artery / surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Brain Ischemia / etiology,  surgery*
Carotid Artery, Common / surgery
Cerebral Infarction / etiology,  surgery
Cerebral Revascularization*
Delivery, Obstetric
Iliac Artery / surgery
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / surgery*
Saphenous Vein / transplantation
Takayasu Arteritis / complications*
Vascular Patency
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