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An unusual cause of peripheral artery embolism: floating thrombus of the thoracic aorta surgically removed.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17708104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intraluminal mobile thrombus of the descending aorta are rare disorders. They are at high risk for peripheral embolism and therefore indication for treatment is mandatory. We report on a 54-year-old patient with peripheral arterial embolization who was treated by surgical thrombus removement by thoracotomy and staged peripheral bypass grafting. New diagnostic tools are presented, therapy and prognosis are discussed.
D Böckler; H von Tengg-Kobligk; M Schoebinger; M L Gross; H Schumacher; S Ockert; J R Allenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  VASA. Zeitschrift für Gefässkrankheiten     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0301-1526     ISO Abbreviation:  VASA     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-21     Completed Date:  2007-10-18     Revised Date:  2012-10-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0317051     Medline TA:  Vasa     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Aorta, Thoracic / radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Diseases / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Imaging, Three-Dimensional
Ischemia / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Leg / blood supply*
Middle Aged
Popliteal Artery* / radiography
Thromboembolism / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Thrombosis / complications,  radiography,  surgery*

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