Jaundice after surgery for an aortic arch aneurysm.

K. Onoguchi, T. Hachiya, T. Sasaki, K. Hashimoto, H. Takakura, S. Takeuchi

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Abstract

A 57-year-old patient who developed hyperbilirubinemia after surgery for an aortic arch aneurysm subsequently suffered pseudomonas sepsis. Low-volume biliary drainage from the common bile duct was colorless. A disturbance in the liver's excretory system caused jaundice. Sepsis and jaundice were resolved when hepatic excretory function recovered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)388-390
Number of pages3
JournalThe Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyōbu Geka Gakkai zasshi
Volume49
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jun

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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