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Partial rupture of thoracic aortic aneurysm. Case presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19610579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The presence of aortic aneurysm could lead to rupture and if not surgically corrected may lead to the death of the patient. We present the case of an 82 year old woman whose death was due to rupture of a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Physicians must be alert to help in obtaining the cooperation of patients in accepting the indicated therapy.
Nelson E Aguilar; Jose Martinez Toro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Boletín de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0004-4849     ISO Abbreviation:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Publication Date:    2007 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-20     Completed Date:  2009-08-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505267     Medline TA:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Country:  Puerto Rico    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  230-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / radiography*
Aortic Rupture / radiography*
Fatal Outcome

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