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Title: [Early and late complications due to direct and indirect aortic-isthmus-Plastic (author's transl)]
Authors: Walter, P ×
Flameng, Willem
Hehrlein, F W #
Issue Date: Oct-1976
Series Title: Thoraxchirurgie, vaskuläre Chirurgie vol:24 issue:5 pages:369-72
Abstract: During the last 20 years 156 patients underwent a direct and indirect aortic-isthmus-plastic. Early complications occurred in 7.6%. 5 patients developed an aneurysm in the area of isthmus-plastic. The mortality rare was 4.5%. There was no evidence of recurrent coarctation in a group of children and in adult patients. The indirect aortic-isthmus-plastic first described by Vosschulte represents an elegant surgical method of functionally reestablishing the aortic lumen by retaining the posterior wall for further growth potential. This technique can be performed with a low mortality rate and no recurrent coarctation of the aorta.
ISSN: 0040-6384
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Experimental Cardiac Surgery
× corresponding author
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