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Successful Management of a Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm Involving an Arch Branch Using an Endovascular Stent Graft.
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PMID:  23247689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mycotic aneurysms in the aortic arch are extremely rare and represent a challenging surgical problem. Although surgery is the standard treatment, application of endovascular repair has been extended, but this technique carries a concern regarding the interposition of an artificial graft in the infected lesion. We present the case of an infected pseudoaneurysm in the thoracic aorta which was successfully excluded by treatment with a stent graft.
Authors:
Si Young Choi; Chi Kyung Kim; Chan Beom Park
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Uijeongbu St. Mary's Hospital, Uijeongbu-Si, Republic of Korea.
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