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Endovascular therapy of ascending thoracic aorta.
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PMID:  20363106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe the endovascular treatment given to a patient who, after surgery on the ascending thoracic aorta due to acute type A dissection (Bentall's procedure), developed a pseudoaneurysm 12 cm in diameter of the ascending aorta at the brachiocephalic trunk. Firstly, an extra-anatomical carotid-carotid bypass was performed, which was followed by endovascular treatment, excluding the aortic arch from the origin of both coronary arteries to the origin of the left common carotid artery, occluding the brachiocephalic trunk. For accurate placement of the endoprosthesis, the device was released after cardiac arrest with adenosine.
Miguel Martin Pedrosa; Noelia Cenizo Revuelta; Vicente Gutiérrez Alonso; José Antonio González Fajardo; Carlos Vaquero Puerta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-28     Completed Date:  2010-10-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  696-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright (c) 2010 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Adenosine / administration & dosage
Aneurysm, Dissecting / surgery*
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery*
Aortography / methods
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*,  instrumentation
Heart Arrest, Induced
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Middle Aged
Prosthesis Design
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
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