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Endograft repair of traumatic aortic transection in a 10-year-old--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16703213     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Blunt abdominal aortic injury from trauma is extremely rare. It is generally from motor vehicular crashes resulting in dissection, intramural hematoma, or free rupture. Timely recognition and treatment of this injury are essential for a chance for survival. To the authors knowledge, this is the first reported case of successful management of this injury, with use of an intravascular stent-graft, in a child. Although open aortic repair has been the only modality used in children, intravascular stent-graft can be another available option in these injuries.
Authors:
Gilbert Aidinian; Michael Karnaze; Eugene P Russo; Dipankar Mukherjee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1538-5744     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:    2006 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-16     Completed Date:  2006-11-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents, Traffic
Aorta, Abdominal / surgery*
Aortic Rupture / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Child
Humans
Male
Multiple Trauma / surgery
Stents*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*

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