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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 66-68

Pedicled omental wrapping of ascending aortic graft following mediastinitis


Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Yatin Arora
CN Centre CTVS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jpcs.jpcs_98_20

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A 51-year-old male patient post-Aortic valve replacement (#25 SJM) underwent redo supra-coronary ascending aorta replacement for ascending aortic aneurysm developed a peri-graft purulent collection 2 months later post surgery. He was successfully treated by debridement of infected tissues, antiseptic irrigation with povidone, and omental wrapping of graft. The patient was discharged after full course of antibiotics. Quick diagnosis with debridement, irrigation, and omental wrapping can be effective in the treatment of mediastinitis following graft replacement of the ascending aorta for preventing catastrophic complications


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