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Percutaneous treatment of dissection of the ascending aorta occurring as a complication during coronary angioplasty of a saphenous vein bypass graft.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15788054     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aortocoronary dissection can occur as a complication of angioplasty of native coronary arteries. This case report is of aortic dissection occurring as a complication of percutaneous coronary intervention of proximal anastomoses of a saphenous vein bypass graft. The aortic dissection that had progressed retrogradely into the ascending aorta was treated percutaneously by stenting in the saphenous vein graft with a membrane-covered stent.
Prasad Shah; Vladimir Dzavik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0896-4327     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Cardiol     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-24     Completed Date:  2005-05-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8907826     Medline TA:  J Interv Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Dissecting / etiology,  therapy*
Aortic Diseases / etiology,  therapy*
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications
Saphenous Vein

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