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Vascular scaffolding to seal giant aneurysms: a new technique
  1. Jean Jacques Goy,
  2. Mario Togni,
  3. Stéphane Cook
  1. Service de Cardiologie, Hôpital Cantonal, Fribourg, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jean Jacques Goy, Service de Cardiologie, University & Hospital Fribourg, Rue des Pensionnats 3, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland; jjgoy{at}

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Spontaneous rupture, fistula formation, thrombosis, distal embolisation and myocardial ischaemia are potential complications of coronary and vascular aneurysms. Several surgical techniques have been described to treat these aneurysms: ligation of the aneurysm, resection with end-to-end anastomosis, and vascular or coronary bypass grafting. Indications to treat coronary aneurysms remain unclear, …

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  • Funding This work was supported by Fondation de cardiologie Fribourg.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by Hospital Ethical Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.