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False aneurysm formation at proximal and distal ends of a stent graft: a rare complication in the repair of endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16763544     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report demonstrates a rare complication of false aneurysm formation at the proximal and distal ends of a stent graft that was placed in the descending thoracic aorta to repair an atherosclerotic aneurysm with a fibrotic, solid aortic wall. This complication can develop not only in penetrating aortic ulcers and aortic dissections but also in atherosclerotic aneurysms.
T Nishibe; A Muto; Y Kondo; M Sato; M Ando
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0392-9590     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Angiol     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-09     Completed Date:  2006-11-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8402693     Medline TA:  Int Angiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / radiography,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-Up Studies
Postoperative Complications
Prosthesis Failure
Stents / adverse effects*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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