PMID: 9415Sep 1, 1976

Aortitis syndrome due to Takayasu's disease. A guideline for the surgical indication

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
M SunamoriT Sakamoto

Abstract

Seven cases of aortitis syndrome were surgically treated with good results: Abdominal aortic aneurysm 1, atypical coarctation of aorta 2, aortic valve insufficiency 2, renovascular hypertension 2. Several attentions were paid as following: 1. Operation should be avoided during acute phase of aortitis. 2. Synthetic graft material should be avoided if possible. Autogenous vein is advisable for reconstruction of small-sized artery. 3. Surgical intervention should be performed before the loss of organ function. 4. Hematological consideration is worthwhile to prevent hypercoagulopathy due to aortitis.

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Arteriography
Abdominal Aorta Structure
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Arch Syndromes
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Hypertension, Portal
Study, Methodological
Aortitis Syndrome

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