Extraanatomic ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft for recurrent, diffuse aortic coarctation

Yun Hee Chang, Jae Young Lee, Yang Min Kim, Man Jong Baek, Cheul Lee, Won-Min Jo, Woong Han Kim

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Abstract

Surgical correction of recurrent coarctation of the aorta presents a formidable technical challenge. If the lesion is diffuse or has long-segment aortic hypoplasia, it can be more difficult to manage. We present a successful case of repair using an extraanatomic bypass graft from the innominate artery to descending aorta. This technique can be an effective and easy approach for selected cases of complex or reoperative aortic obstruction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)601-603
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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