Subclavian artery resection and reconstruction for thoracic inlet cancers.

  title={Subclavian artery resection and reconstruction for thoracic inlet cancers.},
  author={{\'E}lie Fadel and Alain R Chapelier and Ea. Bacha and François Leroy-Ladurie and Jacques Cerrina and Paolo Macchiarini and Philippe G Dartevelle},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={29 4},
PURPOSE We previously described an original transcervical approach to resect primary or secondary malignant diseases that invade the thoracic inlet (TI). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the technical aspects and long-term results of the resection and revascularization of the subclavian artery (SA). METHODS Between 1986 and 1998, 34 patients (mean age, 49 years) underwent en bloc resection of TI cancer that had invaded the SA. The surgical approach was an L-shaped transclavicular… CONTINUE READING

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