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Endovascular treatment of iatrogenic aortic injury after spinal surgery.
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PMID:  23134443     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Abstract A 59-year-old female presented to our institution with paraparesis caused by medullar compression secondary to multiple myeloma. Spinal cord decompression and transpedicular spine fixation were performed. A month later, the patient complained of sudden pain in her middle back. A CT scan revealed screw impingement on the aortic wall at T8 level. A thoracic stent-graft was deployed before removing the fixation. The patient had an uneventful postoperative course, without complications during the four-year follow-up. In this case report, stent-graft placement proved to be safe and effective in avoiding bleeding during screw removal.
Authors:
Martin Rabellino; Ricardo Garcia-Monaco; Vicente Cesareo; Roman Rostagno; Carlos Sola
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies : MITAT : official journal of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-2931     ISO Abbreviation:  Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612996     Medline TA:  Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Angiography and Endovascular Therapy, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires , Buenos Aires , Argentina.
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