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Reversal of paraplegia following repair of an ascending aortic dissection.
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PMID:  19811578     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
We report the case of a patient who presented with sudden onset of paraplegia following an acute ascending aortic dissection extending to the arch, descending, and abdominal aorta. The paraplegia was fully reversed following an emergent replacement of the ascending aorta and hemi-arch repair.
Harold L Lazar; Avneesh Gupta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-10-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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