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Aortic dissection and recurrence both precipitated by sexual activity.
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PMID:  22621720     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Abstract  Risk factors for aortic dissection include: hypertension, connective tissue disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, and severe physical and emotional stress. Although dissection associated with extreme physical activity has been reported, to date, there have been no reports in the literature to our knowledge of acute dissection and recurrence both occurring during sexual activity. We report a case of a 34-year-old male who underwent emergency replacement of his aortic root and hemiarch for an aortic dissection precipitated by sexual intercourse.(J Card Surg 2012;27:374-375).
Authors:
Khaled F Salhab; Sameh M Said; Thoralf M Sundt Iii
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  374-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
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