Combined heart transplantation and replacement of atheromatous proximal arch

Yukiharu Sugimura, Arash Mehdiani, Shintaro Katahira, Christina Loberg, Hug Aubin, Artur Lichtenberg, Udo Boeken, Payam Akhyari

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Abstract

Concomitant surgery on the aortic arch with hypothermic cardiac arrest in the setting of heart transplantation (HTX) is extremely rare. Herein, we report a case of combined HTX and proximal arch replacement at our institution.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere04073
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume9
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021 May

Keywords

  • aortic arch
  • aortic surgery
  • atheromatosis
  • heart transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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