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Endovascular treatment of traumatic thoracic aortic transection--role of timing: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17599872     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Clinical management of traumatic thoracic aortic transection gains importance because of controversial approaches regarding diagnosis, treatment choices, and the timing of treatment modalities. We report on an emergency endovascular stent graft implacement for a patient with acute traumatic thoracic aortic transection and discuss the role of timing for this kind of procedure.
Sahin Senay; Atilla Damlacik; Hasan Karabulut; Fevzi Toraman; Cem Alhan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-29     Completed Date:  2007-07-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E271-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Acibadem Kadikoy Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Thoracic / injuries*,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Middle Aged
Multiple Trauma
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*

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