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Three-Year-Old Child With Middle Aortic Syndrome Treated by Endovascular Stent Implantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22638999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Middle aortic syndrome (MAS) is an extremely rare anomaly and represents both a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge, particularly in young children. A case of a 3.5 year-old child with MAS and arterial hypertension is reported, where owing to the patient's young age and the length of the hypoplastic aortic segment, surgical correction with end-to-end anastomosis was not feasible. Instead of palliative bypass grafting between the thoracic and abdominal aorta, successful percutaneous balloon angioplasty and stenting of the lesion was performed with the assistance of three-dimensional rotational angiography.
Authors:
Tomasz Moszura; Sebastian Goreczny; Pawel Dryzek; Marek Niwald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital, Research Institute, 93347, Lodz, Poland.
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