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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    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
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    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany. dittmar_boeckler@med.uni-heidelberg.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Aorta, Thoracic / radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Diseases / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortography
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical
Humans
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Imaging, Three-Dimensional
Ischemia / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Leg / blood supply*
Male
Middle Aged
Popliteal Artery* / radiography
Reoperation
Thoracotomy
Thromboembolism / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Thrombosis / complications,  radiography,  surgery*

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