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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 790746, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/790746
Case Report

Prophylactic Ligation of the Innominate Artery and Creation of Tracheostomy in a Neurologically Impaired Girl: A Case Report

1Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852-8501, Japan
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852-8501, Japan
3Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852-8501, Japan

Received 25 April 2011; Accepted 10 August 2011

Academic Editor: E. N. Myers

Copyright © 2011 Masayuki Obatake et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Masayuki Obatake, Takayuki Tokunaga, Koji Hashizume, Kyoko Mochizuki, and Takeshi Nagayasu, “Prophylactic Ligation of the Innominate Artery and Creation of Tracheostomy in a Neurologically Impaired Girl: A Case Report,” Case Reports in Medicine, vol. 2011, Article ID 790746, 4 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/790746