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    [Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon…
    1991

[A successful report of emergency CABG for severe calcified thoracic aorta--the porcelain aorta].

@article{Ohhira1991ASR,
  title={[A successful report of emergency CABG for severe calcified thoracic aorta--the porcelain aorta].},
  author={Masahiro Ohhira and S Yagi and Mitsuo Narata and Shunya Shindo and Kenji Akiyama and Yukiyasu Sezai},
  journal={[Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai},
  year={1991},
  volume={39 11},
  pages={
          2063-7
        }
}
The best management for patients requiring CABG with severe calcification of the thoracic aorta has not be established. To clamp ascending aorta in such cases produce cerebral embolization, aortic dissection or mural laceration. We reported a 60-year-old male for unstable angina with LMT lesion. Emergency CABG using IABP was performed with femoral cannulation, moderate hypothermia and induced ventricular fibrillation. His postoperative course was uneventful and coronary arteriography revealed a… CONTINUE READING