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Triple aortic root injury.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19161797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nonpenetrating aortic root injuries, including aortic transection, coronary artery dissection, and aortic valve disruption, are very rarely seen and difficult to diagnose. This case was determined to be a combination of all three of these injuries. The management of this patient's injuries was also a challenge because of a history from previous drug-eluting stent implantation.
Sung-Min Park; Dae-Hyun Kim; Young-Tae Kwak; Il-Suk Sohn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  87     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-23     Completed Date:  2009-02-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  621-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyung Hee University East-West Neo Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / methods
Aorta, Thoracic / injuries*,  surgery
Aortic Valve / injuries*,  surgery
Blood Loss, Surgical
Blood Transfusion
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods
Coronary Stenosis / therapy
Coronary Vessels / injuries*,  surgery
Drug-Eluting Stents
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Follow-Up Studies
Injury Severity Score
Middle Aged
Multiple Trauma / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Rare Diseases
Risk Assessment
Thoracic Injuries / surgery,  ultrasonography
Thoracotomy / methods
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / surgery,  ultrasonography

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