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Chest stab wound-related coronary artery pseudoaneurysm sealed with a polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16160907     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case in which a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-covered stent was implanted to treat impending rupture of a coronary artery pseudoaneurysm related to a chest stab wound. In this case, transthoracic echocardiography was used to verify the characteristics of the pseudoaneurysm, and we concluded that a PTFE-covered stent may prevent rupture in post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm.
Soon Jun Hong; Do-Sun Lim; Young-Hoon Kim; Wan Joo Shim; Chang Gyu Park; Hong Seog Seo; Dong Joo Oh; Young Moo Ro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart and vessels     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0910-8327     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Vessels     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-14     Completed Date:  2006-05-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511258     Medline TA:  Heart Vessels     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Korea University Hospital, 126-1, 5ka, Anam-dong, Sungbuk-ku, Seoul 136-705, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology,  therapy*
Coronary Aneurysm / etiology,  therapy*
Coronary Angiography
Wounds, Stab / complications*
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