True aneurysm of an internal thoracic artery patch used for repair of a coarctation of the aorta

Sanjay Chaubey, Massimo Griselli, Mary N. Sheppard, Daryl F. Shore

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Abstract

This report describes the formation of a true aneurysm 15 years after an internal mammary artery patch aortoplasty of an aortic coarctation. A true aneurysm was confirmed on histology. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a case with such a complication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-115
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Coarctation
  • Patch repair
  • True aneurysm

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