|Giant aneurysms associated with aortic coarctation: management challenges and options.|
|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|
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|Type: Case Reports; Journal Article Date: 2010-02-13|
|Title: Pediatric cardiology Volume: 31 ISSN: 1432-1971 ISO Abbreviation: Pediatr Cardiol Publication Date: 2010 May|
|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|
|Languages: eng Pagination: 521-5 Citation Subset: IM|
|Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre/Congenital Cardiac Centre, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org|
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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
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis, surgery*
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