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Emergency surgical treatment of a giant unruptured aneurysm of the ascending aorta: the importance of routine chest X-ray.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18278689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chest X-rays can detect aortic aneurysms or other silently developing aortic or cardiac diseases. In the present study, an ascending aortic aneurysm was detected in a 20-year-old woman with a persistent cough presenting to our emergency department. A Bentall procedure was carried out under deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
Authors:
M A Elbey; B Erkut; N Becit; S Sevimli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0171-6425     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-18     Completed Date:  2008-06-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  112-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiology, Atatürk University Medical Faculty, Erzurum, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Aneurysm / radiography*,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Circulatory Arrest, Deep Hypothermia Induced
Emergency Treatment
Female
Humans
Mediastinum / radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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