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Successful treatment of Salmonella mycotic aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12895636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Salmonella mycotic aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta are exceedingly rare. There are few case reports and even fewer reports of long term survival. The case of a 68-year-old female presenting with a mycotic aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta caused by Salmonella species is described, which involved successful surgical intervention.
Chih-Yuan Lin; Gou-Jieng Hong; Kou-Chen Lee; Chien-Sung Tsai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1010-7940     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2003 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-08-04     Completed Date:  2003-11-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  320-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Cheng-Gung Road, Nei-Hu, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Infected / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Aorta, Thoracic / surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / microbiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
Ceftriaxone / therapeutic use
Cephalosporins / therapeutic use
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus / radiography,  surgery
Hemoptysis / etiology,  radiography,  surgery
Salmonella Infections / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cephalosporins; 73384-59-5/Ceftriaxone

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