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Pulmonary sleeve resection in locally advanced lung cancer using cryopreserved allograft for pulmonary artery replacement

Monday, November 4, 2013

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


J-P Berthet, M Boada, M Paradela, L Molins, S Matecki, C-H Marty-Ane, A Gomez-Caro.

The authors review a 6-year experience with use of cryopreserved grafts for pulmonary artery reconstruction after sleeve pulmonary resection. Of 32 PA reconstructions performed, 10 were done with cryopreserved vessels. Graft patency was 90%. Overall 5-year survival was 67%.

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