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Aortoesophageal fistula as a late complication of type B aortic dissection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21489929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a patient with aortoesophageal fistula that occurred years after an acute type B aortic dissection that was treated medically. This patient developed aneurysmal dilatation of the chronically dissected aorta, which finally eroded into the esophagus. Endovascular management with the placement of a stent graft was performed, but the patient ultimately died of multiorgan failure and possible myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Julio C Vasquez; Jacob Delarosa; Juan J Leon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1708-5381     ISO Abbreviation:  Vascular     Publication Date:    2011 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101196722     Medline TA:  Vascular     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Portneuf Medical Center and Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83201, USA.
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