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Angioembolisation of pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm arising in H1N1 influenza viral pneumonia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21315652     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 51 year-old Aboriginal woman was diagnosed with H1N1 influenza virus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Contrasted CT of the pulmonary and bronchial vasculature undertaken for investigation for of haemoptysis revealed an 11mm left upper lobe pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm (PAP). The PAP was successfully treated with angioembolisation of the parent artery with two platinum coils. PAPs are uncommon but potentially life-threatening and have not previously been reported in association with H1N1 influenza viral pneumonia, which has been prominent in recent times in both medical literature and popular press.
Authors:
Joseph C Lee; Darren L Walters; Richard E Slaughter
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, The Prince Charles Hospital, Rode Rd, Chermside, QLD 4032, Australia; Division of Medical Imaging, The Prince Charles Hospital, Rode Rd, Chermside, QLD 4032, Australia.
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