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A novel method for the treatment of dysphagia lusoria due to aberrant right subclavian artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23243037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dysphagia lusoria occurs secondary to an aberrant right subclavian artery coursing posterior to the oesophagus. Open ligation and transposition to the right carotid artery via a right supraclavicular approach has been described as a minimally invasive method. However, approaching the origin of the aberrant right subclavian artery through this incision can be extremely challenging. A persistent aberrant right subclavian artery stump may account for postoperative residual dysphagia. This article describes a safe, effective and reproducible surgical approach to dysphagia lusoria due to a non-aneurysmal aberrant right subclavian artery.
Shinichi Fukuhara; Byron Patton; Jaime Yun; Thomas Bernik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-12     Completed Date:  2013-07-26     Revised Date:  2014-03-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  408-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Deglutition Disorders / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Subclavian Artery / abnormalities,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Malformations / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*

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