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Acute aortic dissection without intimal tear.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9267356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of acute aortic dissection without intimal tear is reported. A 68-year-old woman with acute onset of Stanford type-B aortic dissection was admitted. Because of progressive anemia and pleural leakage, an operation was performed. False lumen of the descending thoracic aorta was occupied with fresh hematoma, but no sign of an intimal defect was found. Although aortic dissection without intimal tear has been reported via angiography, CT scan, MRI, and autopsy, surgically confirmed cases of this type of dissection have been rarely reported.
J Utoh; H Goto; T Hirata; M Hara; S Yamamoto; N Kitamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:  1997 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-11     Completed Date:  1997-09-11     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  419-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Surgery, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Aneurysm, Dissecting* / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Aorta, Thoracic / pathology,  radiography
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic* / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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