[Reoperation of a pseudoaneurysm eroding the sternum under hypothermic arrest of the brain through left thoracotomy].

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Reoperation of a pseudo aneurysm eroding the sternum was carried out in a 76-year-old female, using partial cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest of the brain through left thoracotomy. The pulsating aneurysm protruding over the sternum was about 3.5 x 3.5 cm in size. Therefore, median sternotomy was thought to be risky. Cardiopulmonary… (More)

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@article{Kubo1996ReoperationOA, title={[Reoperation of a pseudoaneurysm eroding the sternum under hypothermic arrest of the brain through left thoracotomy].}, author={K. Kubo and H. Hirose and K. Matsumoto and Mihoko Fuwa and Y. Mori}, journal={[Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai}, year={1996}, volume={44 2}, pages={188-91} }