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Torsion of the Wandering Spleen: CT and Angiographic Appearance
Objective To seek CT and angiographic appearances that characterize torsion of the wandering spleen. Materials and Methods The CT and angiographic findings of two cases of preoperatively diagnosed
Delayed esophageal necrosis and perforation secondary to thoracic aortic rupture: a case report and review of the literature.
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Postoperative endoscopy after aortic surgery when preoperative obstruction of esophagus is found and annular necrosis is found is recommended, and surgical treatment involving esophagectomy and omental translocation should be performed expediently before perforation occurs.
Quadricuspid aortic valve: a report on a 10-year case series and literature review.
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A retrospective chart review of patients diagnosed with quadricuspid aortic valve between January 2002 and July 2012 and report here on cases treated surgically found all patients underwent successful aortsic valve replacement and had uneventful postoperative courses.
Clinical differences between men and women undergoing surgery for acute Type A aortic dissection.
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Multivariate logistic regression analysis revealed that preoperative cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiac tamponade, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, haemodialysis and longer cardiopULmonary bypass time were independent risk factors for early death.
Successful surgical repair of platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome in a patient with cerebral infarction.
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A cerebral infarction patient who presented with low SpO(2) levels in the upright position was diagnosed with platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome and the surgical closure of the foramen and shortening of the ascending aorta improved the patient's clinical condition.
Constrictive pericarditis as an emerging manifestation of hyper-IgG4 disease.
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