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A case of paraplegia following endovascular stent repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21519517     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Paraplegia secondary to spinal cord infarction is a recognized complication of open thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair. TAA is serious and unpredictable condition. Therefore, aortic repair requires thorough information on managing the potential complications will facilitate improve control the problem. We report the symptoms and management of paraplegia in a patient who underwent stent insertion as TAA.
Authors:
Min Young Lee; Myung-Goo Lee; Kyung-Soon Hong; Chang Yul Lee; Kyu Tae Park; Chan Woo Lee; Myeong Shin Ryu; Young Muk Kim; Dae Hyun Hwang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Korean circulation journal     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1738-5555     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean Circ J     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-26     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247141     Medline TA:  Korean Circ J     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  160-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea.
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