TITLE

A vascular tube for intercostal artery reimplantation

AUTHOR(S)
Toyama, Masashi; Usui, Akihiko; Akita, Toshiaki; Ueda, Yuichi
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2006, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p413
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: Paraplegia and paraparesis are major concerns in descending and thoracoabdominal aortic repair. A shorter period of spinal cord ischemia is preferred for protection. We have developed a new technique in which plural intercostal arteries are reattached in a short time. The lower descending aorta is tailored using automatic sutures, and a vascular tube is made with diameter about 2.0cm. Blood supply of intercostal arteries including the Adamkiewicz artery is resumed by perfusing the vascular tube in not more than 20min. This technique has been applied in four patients, and there was neither paraplegia nor paraparesis.
ACCESSION #
19687956

 

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