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Aberrant right subclavian artery and calcified aneurysm of Kommerell's diverticulum: an alternative approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18613969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a 72 year-old man with dysphagia and dizziness. Aortography and Computed tomographic scans revealed the aberrant right subclavian artery arising from a calcified aneurysm of the Kommerell's diverticulum and bilateral carotid artery disease with atherosclerotic narrowing. Surgical relief was accomplished by excluding the aneurysm from circulation through the aortic arch and a 10 mm graft was interposed between the aberrant artery and the ascending aorta.
Jose Rubio J Alvarez; Sierra J L Quiroga; Adrio B Nazar; Martinez J M Comendador; Garcia J Carro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-07-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiothoracic surgery     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1749-8090     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-21     Completed Date:  2008-12-02     Revised Date:  2013-06-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101265113     Medline TA:  J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University hospital Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Calcinosis / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Diverticulum / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Subclavian Artery / abnormalities*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vascular Malformations / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods

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