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Is the thoracic duct injury the cause of chylopericardium after cardiac surgery performed through median sternotomy?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20609829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bekir Cemi Karabay; Murat Ugurlucan; Sedat Ziyade; Omer Isik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-08     Completed Date:  2010-08-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360-1; author reply 361-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
Pericardial Effusion / etiology*
Sternotomy / adverse effects
Thoracic Duct / injuries*
Comment On:
Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Nov;88(5):e53-5   [PMID:  19853077 ]

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