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General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

, Volume 67, Issue 11, pp 1001–1005 | Cite as

Mantle-style” modification of Cabrol shunt for hemostasis after extended aortic reconstruction in acute type A aortic dissection

  • Ting-Wei LinEmail author
  • Meng-Ta Tsai
  • Hsuan-Yin Wu
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Abstract

Cabrol shunt and several of its modifications have been used as adjunctive procedures to control inaccessible bleeding occurring after aortic root surgeries. Nevertheless, the hemostatic effect of the shunt is suboptimal when the reconstructive procedure extends to the aortic arch and coronary arteries. We propose a “Mantle-style” modified Cabrol shunt to facilitate hemostasis of the exsanguination from the neo-root after aortic root replacement with concomitant arch and coronary reconstruction.

Keywords

Acute type A aortic dissection Modified Cabrol shunt Hemostasis 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors appreciate the assistance of Dr. Yi-Shan Tsai (Department of Diagnostic Radiology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital) for interpreting and reconstructing the computed tomography image.

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Conflict of interest

All authors declare no conflict of interest.

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© The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of MedicineNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainan CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, E-DA Hospital and College of MedicineI-Shou UniversityKaohsiung CityTaiwan

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