Aneurysm of the main pulmonary artery

Alejandro Garcia, John G. Byrne, Raphael Bueno, Raja M. Flores

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An aneurysm of the main pulmonary artery is a rare entity with differing management strategies found among the medical and surgical literature. The etiology of this entity is variable and its natural history unknown. We describe repair in an adult by means of graft interposition using cardiopulmonary bypass. We give our rationalization for surgical repair and present the contrary view of conservative management. (Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008; 14: 399-401).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-401
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Aneurysm
  • Cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Pulmonary artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Gastroenterology


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