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Bronchial artery aneurysm refractory to transcatheter embolization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18573449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bronchial artery aneurysms occur rarely, but they are potentially life threatening and require treatment to avoid rupture and other complications. A 37-year-old man, who was otherwise healthy, presented with chest discomfort and was found to have a large right bronchial artery aneurysm. Despite two attempts at embolization, the aneurysm continued to have persistent flow. Aneurysmectomy with ligation of multiple collateral vessels was successfully performed through a standard posterolateral thoracotomy. Recovery was uneventful, and the patient was discharged on postoperative day 2.
Authors:
Jules Lin; Douglas E Wood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  86     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-24     Completed Date:  2008-07-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-6310, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm / radiography,  surgery*
Balloon Occlusion / methods
Bronchial Arteries*
Chest Pain / diagnosis,  etiology
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Rare Diseases
Risk Assessment
Thoracotomy / methods
Treatment Failure
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*

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