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Endovascular repair of blunt traumatic thoracic aortic transection in patients who are not candidates for the gore TAG device.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17939243     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Endograft repair for blunt thoracic aortic injuries is becoming the treatment of choice for this often-fatal injury. Options for endografts are currently limited due to sizing constraints based on patient aortic diameters and initial lack of accessibility of the Gore TAG device for use in trauma. We report our experience of thoracic aortic endograft repair using infrarenal endograft components for traumatic injuries in patients with thoracic aortic diameters smaller than the recommended size for repair with the Gore Tag device.
Authors:
J Keith Thompson; Lewis H Hatten
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0026-6396     ISO Abbreviation:  J Miss State Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-17     Completed Date:  2007-11-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505622     Medline TA:  J Miss State Med Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Hattiesburg Clinic, MS 39401, USA. keiththompson23@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents, Traffic
Adult
Aged, 80 and over
Angiography
Aorta, Thoracic / injuries*,  radiography,  surgery
Aortic Rupture / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Equipment Design
Humans
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Thoracic Injuries / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / instrumentation*

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