Document Detail

Giant aneurysms associated with aortic coarctation: management challenges and options.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20155259     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The management of giant aneurysms associated with aortic coarctation is challenging. The location, the size of the aneurysm, whether it has ruptured, previous coarctation repair, the presence of stenosis, and the ascending and distal aortic pathology will all influence the treatment approach. With more patients surviving to adulthood after early coarctation repair, a better understanding of the anatomy, pathophysiology, and radiological findings of coarctation-related aneurysms is imperative to providing sound care. We present here our experience with a series of giant aneurysms of the aorta, all with a background of underlying aortic coarctation. We highlight the decision-making process and review current management trends.
Hunaid A Vohra; Allan Odurny; Subhendu Mandal; Nicola Viola; Markku Kaarne; Tony Salmon; Charles Peebles; Marcus P Haw; Gruschen Veldtman
Related Documents :
22082129 - Intracranial angioplasty and stenting through direct carotid puncture.
2582699 - Catheter-induced aortic thrombus masquerading as coarctation of the aorta.
24576669 - Anomalous origin of the left subclavian artery from the pulmonary artery.
24049919 - Angiography of the corpus cavernosum penis in the pony stallion during erection and qui...
24161929 - Heart field origin of great vessel precursors relies on nkx2.5-mediated vasculogenesis.
23245439 - Adamts-1 and adamts-4 levels are elevated in thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections.
12323169 - Pedal artery imaging--a comparison of selective digital subtraction angiography, contra...
7266859 - The calibre of cerebral arteries of the rat studied by carotid angiography: a model sys...
20952749 - Ulnar artery thrombosis and nerve entrapment at guyon's canal: our diagnostic and thera...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-02-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-23     Completed Date:  2010-08-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  521-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre/Congenital Cardiac Centre, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, UK.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis,  surgery
Aneurysm, Ruptured / diagnosis,  surgery*
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis,  surgery*
Aortic Coarctation / diagnosis,  surgery*
Aortic Valve / abnormalities,  surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Equipment Failure
Follow-Up Studies
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Imaging, Three-Dimensional
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis,  surgery*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Terephthalates; 9002-84-0/Polytetrafluoroethylene

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Novel strategies for the treatment of inflammatory hyperalgesia.
Next Document:  Perinatal clinical and imaging features of CLOVES syndrome.