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A Journal on Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2001 August;42(4):489-91

CARDIAC SECTION 

    CASE REPORTS

Resection of a giant left main stem coronary artery aneurysm

Jönsson A., Nilsson T. *, Pernow J. **, Ivert T.

From ­the Departments of Thoracic Surgery *Thoracic Radiology ­and **Cardiology Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

A 2 cm in diam­e­ter aneu­rysm of ­the ­left ­main ­stem ­was diag­nosed in 1979. The aneu­rysm ­increased to 10 cm in diam­e­ter dur­ing 20 ­years. It ­was resect­ed ­and suc­cess­ful ­bypass sur­gery ­was per­formed. No pre­vi­ous ­report ­was ­found of a ­giant ­true aneu­rysm involv­ing ­the ­left ­main ­stem.

language: English


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