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Asymptomatic spontaneous rupture of a nonaneurismal visceral aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18989254     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous nonaneurysmal rupture of the aorta is a life-threatening condition for which emergency diagnostic and therapeutic measures are indicated. An asymptomatic spontaneous aortic rupture was unexpectedly discovered adjacent to the visceral aorta. We diagnosed the mass as a pseudoaneurysm, and surgery was performed. This was the first reported case of asymptomatic spontaneous rupture of a nonaneurysmal visceral aorta.
Authors:
Masaki Yada; Yasumi Maze; Toshiya Tokui; Sekira Shomura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia     Volume:  14     ISSN:  2186-1005     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-07     Completed Date:  2009-01-22     Revised Date:  2012-06-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9703158     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  336-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Yamada Red Cross Hospital, Ise, Mie, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm, False / pathology*,  surgery
Aorta, Abdominal / pathology*,  surgery
Aortic Rupture / pathology*,  surgery
Aortography
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Male
Rupture, Spontaneous

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