Successfully treated composite graft infection after Bentall's procedure

Citation
H. Tanaka et al., Successfully treated composite graft infection after Bentall's procedure, SC CARDIOVA, 35(3), 2001, pp. 223-224
Citations number
6
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems
Journal title
SCANDINAVIAN CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL
ISSN journal
1401-7431 → ACNP
Volume
35
Issue
3
Year of publication
2001
Pages
223 - 224
Database
ISI
SICI code
1401-7431(200107)35:3<223:STCGIA>2.0.ZU;2-X
Abstract
A 47-year-old male patient underwent Bentall's modification with total arch replacement owing to type A acute dissection. Mediastinitis and composite graft infection occurred 3 weeks after the operation. Extensive debridement and irrigation followed by omental wrapping without graft removal were per formed and the patient was successfully cured.