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Case report of cardiac arrest, abdominal compartment syndrome, and thoracic aortic injury with endovascular repair of thoracic aortic tear.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17661787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The introduction of thoracic endografts has revolutionized the management of thoracic aortic disease. Currently, endografts are not FDA-approved for treating thoracic aortic injury (TAI). We report a case of TAI who presented in hemorrhagic shock and preoperative cardiac arrest who was successfully treated with large volume resuscitation, closed chest cardiac massage, exploratory laparotomy, and thoracic endografting.
Randy M Stevens; Hassan Tehrani; Jason Shaw; Andres Medina; Dominico Calcaterra; Kushagra Katariya; Donald Williams; Anthony L Panos; Tomas A Salerno
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0886-0440     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2007 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-30     Completed Date:  2007-09-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  358-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen / surgery*
Angioplasty / methods*
Aorta, Thoracic / injuries*,  radiography
Aortic Rupture / radiography,  surgery*
Blood Transfusion
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Combined Modality Therapy
Compartment Syndromes / surgery*
Heart Arrest / physiopathology*
Heart Massage
Hemothorax / radiography,  surgery
Shock, Hemorrhagic / physiopathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / radiography,  surgery*

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