Anatomic Distortion of the Right Coronary Artery as a Complication of Lung Transplantation

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Abstract

Lung transplantation for end-stage chronic obstructive lung disease is now considered the standard of care. We report a case of perioperative myocardial ischemia and cardiovascular compromise in a single lung transplant recipient due to right coronary artery occlusion from mediastinal shift and repositioning of the heart.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2000-2001
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume89
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2010

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