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Late diagnosis of silent thoracic aortic rupture presented as a right pleural effusion.

Kanakis MA, Papavassiliou VG, Drosos P, Kaperonis EA, Benakis G, Lioulias AG - Case Rep Med (2012)

Bottom Line: Patients with ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm rarely present in a stable clinical condition.A man was referred to our hospital with the diagnosis of ruptured saccular aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta.He successfully underwent both endovascular graft repair and open thoracotomy.

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Affiliation: Thoracic Surgery Department, Sismanoglio General Hospital, 1 Sismanogliou Street, Marousi, 151 26 Athens, Greece.

ABSTRACT
Patients with ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm rarely present in a stable clinical condition. A man was referred to our hospital with the diagnosis of ruptured saccular aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta. He successfully underwent both endovascular graft repair and open thoracotomy.

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A follow-up CT angiography, three months later showed a smooth and patent endograft with no migration or endoleak. The lung is fully re-expanded.
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fig2: A follow-up CT angiography, three months later showed a smooth and patent endograft with no migration or endoleak. The lung is fully re-expanded.

Mentions: A follow-up CT angiography, three months later, showed a smooth and patent endograft with no migration or endoleak (Figure 2). The patient has returned to normal life activity.


Late diagnosis of silent thoracic aortic rupture presented as a right pleural effusion.

Kanakis MA, Papavassiliou VG, Drosos P, Kaperonis EA, Benakis G, Lioulias AG - Case Rep Med (2012)

A follow-up CT angiography, three months later showed a smooth and patent endograft with no migration or endoleak. The lung is fully re-expanded.
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fig2: A follow-up CT angiography, three months later showed a smooth and patent endograft with no migration or endoleak. The lung is fully re-expanded.
Mentions: A follow-up CT angiography, three months later, showed a smooth and patent endograft with no migration or endoleak (Figure 2). The patient has returned to normal life activity.

Bottom Line: Patients with ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm rarely present in a stable clinical condition.A man was referred to our hospital with the diagnosis of ruptured saccular aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta.He successfully underwent both endovascular graft repair and open thoracotomy.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Thoracic Surgery Department, Sismanoglio General Hospital, 1 Sismanogliou Street, Marousi, 151 26 Athens, Greece.

ABSTRACT
Patients with ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm rarely present in a stable clinical condition. A man was referred to our hospital with the diagnosis of ruptured saccular aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta. He successfully underwent both endovascular graft repair and open thoracotomy.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus