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CURRENT ISSUETHE JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

A Journal on Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0021-9509

Online ISSN 1827-191X

 

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2004 April;45(2):149-52

VASCULAR SECTION 

    CASE REPORTS

Aortoplasty with a bovine venous xenograft for pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation

Omoto T., Minami K., Deyerling K. W., Tenderich G., Breymann T., Körfer R.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Heart Center North Rhine-Westphalia, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

The case was a 54-year-old man after orthotopic heart transplantation with infected pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta. The operation was performed with hypothermic circulatory arrest. Pseudoaneurysm was excised and aortoplasty was performed with a bovine venous xenograft patch. Six months after the operation, and 2 years after transplantation, the patient is doing well.

language: English


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