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Floating aortic thrombus: aortic trauma treated by heparin and delayed covered stent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21911189     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Aortic thrombus is a rare and a life-threatening consequence of aortic trauma. We report the case of a young man presenting with this complication after a motor vehicle accident, and in whom a large aortic thrombus was identified at the aortic isthmus by computed tomography of the chest. The lesion was treated initially with heparin, and a delayed covered stent was used for a false aneurysm of the aortic isthmus that was discovered secondarily.
Authors:
Stéphane Lopez; Amine Tarmiz; Hervé Rousseau; G Fournial
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  984.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Rangueil Hospital, Toulouse, France.
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