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Subclavian embolization associated to carotid-subclavian bypass and stent-graft repair of acute type-B dissection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19670123     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intentional closure of the left subclavian artery (LSA) during an endovascular procedure can be complicated by retrograde filling of the excluded aorta, increasing the risk of aneurysm expansion and sudden rupture. Retrograde coil embolization of the LSA, as alternative to open subclavian ligature, is a safe and effective method of rapid false lumen sealing in patients requiring coverage of the LSA and carotid-subclavian bypass, even in the setting of acute aortic syndromes.
L Botta; C La Palombara; M Rosati; R Di Bartolomeo; R Fattori
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-05-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  57     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-11     Completed Date:  2009-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  240-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart New York.
Cardiac Surgery Unit, Cardiothoracovascular Department, University of Bologna, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Dissecting / surgery*
Aorta, Thoracic / surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Carotid Arteries / surgery*
Carotid Artery, Common / surgery
Cerebral Revascularization*
Embolization, Therapeutic* / instrumentation
Middle Aged
Subclavian Artery / surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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