COMBINED PERICARDIECTOMY AND BEATING HEART CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING

Authors

  • Nádia Junqueira Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ricardo Ferreira Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ricardo Bernardo Anesthesiology Department, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ângelo Nobre Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48729/pjctvs.78

Abstract

50-years-old male with three vessels coronary lesions. Intraoperatively thickened constrictive pericardium with multi-loculated hematic effusion. Ante-phrenic pericardiectomy was performed and the heart released posteriorly, allowing mobilization. Off-pump LITA to LAD and SVG to PD anastomosis were performed. Post-operative uneventful. Histology confirmed chronic, idiopathic inflammation. A rare and challenging surgical procedure.

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Published

25-04-2021

How to Cite

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Junqueira N, Ferreira R, Bernardo R, Nobre Ângelo. COMBINED PERICARDIECTOMY AND BEATING HEART CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc [Internet]. 2021 Apr. 25 [cited 2022 Dec. 8];27(1):51. Available from: https://pjctvs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/78

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Images in Surgery

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