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Intramural aortic abscess mimicking chronic aortic dissection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22698601     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 77-year-old patient was referred for progressive fatigue and dyspnea on exertion. Preoperative imaging evaluations including transthoracic echocardiography and computed tomography were suggestive of a chronic ascending aortic dissection with an intramural hematoma. Intraoperatively, the intramural structure was identified as an abscess cavity.
Authors:
Ayhan Sahin; Maximilian Y Emmert; Hatem Alkadhi; Stephan Baumüller; Christian Ruef; Peter Vogt; André Plass; Volkmar Falk
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E143-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
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