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[Total arch replacement for spontaneous rupture of the thoracic aorta;report of a case].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23023549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 75-year-old man without history of trauma and aortic aneurysm presented with chest discomfort. A computed tomography (CT) revealed massive mediastinal hematoma without intimal flap in the aorta. Under hypothermic circulatory arrest, total arch replacement was performed. A transmural tear was found just distal to the left subclavian artery. Aortic dissection was not found macroscopically. When we encounter massive hematoma in the anterior mediastinum or the left thoracic cavity, spontaneous rupture of the thoracic aorta should be suspected, and emergency operation should be performed via optimal surgical approach.
Authors:
Hideki Sasaki; Yuki Takayanagi; Keigo Uematsu; Yukiko Yamada; Shingo Isshiki; Takashi Tominaga; Hiroshi Ishitoya; Katsuhiko Hiratani
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0021-5252     ISO Abbreviation:  Kyobu Geka     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413533     Medline TA:  Kyobu Geka     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  jpn     Pagination:  1010-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ehime Prefectural Central Hospital, Matsuyama, Japan.
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