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Coronary artery problems during homograft aortic valve replacement: role of transesophageal echocardiography.

Abstract:

We describe 2 cases in which intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography detected complications related to the proximal coronary arteries during homograft aortic valve and root replacement. In both cases, cardiopulmonary bypass could not be discontinued despite the use of large doses of inotropic drugs. Transesophageal echocardiography demonstrated aliasing on color flow mapping in the left main coronary artery in 1 case and proximal right coronary artery in the other, along with severely...

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Journal:
The Annals of thoracic surgery
Volume:
64
Issue:
2
Pages:
533-535
Publication date:
1997-08-05
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EISSN:
1552-6259
ISSN:
0003-4975
URN:
uuid:90b63d66-5fb3-431c-8bb0-762130aa6be2
Source identifiers:
350268
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pubs:350268

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