[Severe aortic valve stenosis combined with a large brain tumor; report of a case].

@article{Akishima2014SevereAV,
  title={[Severe aortic valve stenosis combined with a large brain tumor; report of a case].},
  author={Shinji Akishima and Yasuhiro Umezu},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={67 13},
  pages={1177-9}
}
We report a case of severe aortic valve stenosis with a large benign brain tumor (meningioma), which was successfully treated with simple replacement with a mechanical valve under extracorporeal circulation (ECC). A large meningioma is considered as a risk in an operation under ECC because it may increase intracranial pressure and cause bleeding. In this… CONTINUE READING