Surgical treatment of giant coronary artery aneurysm.

  title={Surgical treatment of giant coronary artery aneurysm.},
  author={Dianyuan Li and Qingyu Wu and Li-zhong Sun and Yunhu Song and Wei Wang and Shiwei Pan and Guohua Luo and Yongmin Harry Liu and Zhitao Qi and Tianfu Tao and Jian-zhong Sun and Shengshou Hu},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={130 3},
OBJECTIVE Giant coronary artery aneurysm is an extremely uncommon disease. Most previous reports have involved only single cases. This report describes 6 patients with giant coronary artery aneurysm, examines its causes, and aims to establish the optimal surgical strategies for this exceptional and rare pathology. METHODS From July 1996 to October 2004, a total of 30,268 patients underwent heart surgery at Fuwai Hospital in Beijing. Among these, 6 patients had giant coronary artery aneurysm… CONTINUE READING