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Giant anastomotic pseudoaneurysm after Bentall operation causing late postoperative cardiogenic shock.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11577839     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta is a rare but severe complication occurring after composite graft surgery for combined aortic valve and ascending aorta disease. The diagnosis of this condition can be difficult because anastomotic pseudoaneurysms show highly variable clinical features depending on the site of the aortic dehiscence and on the involvement of the surrounding structures. We report an unusual case of a late postoperative aortic graft dehiscence, causing acute right heart failure.
Authors:
E Doria; G Ballerini; M Pepi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Italian heart journal : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1129-471X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ital Heart J     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-10-01     Completed Date:  2002-01-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100909716     Medline TA:  Ital Heart J     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Italy. Elisabetta.Doria@cardiologicomonzino.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, False / complications*
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery
Aortic Valve Insufficiency / etiology
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
Humans
Male
Shock, Cardiogenic / etiology*

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