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Pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta after aortic valve replacement

By Osvaldo Valdés Dupeyrón, Geraldo Céspedes Arias, Boris Mederos Osorio and Pedro Pupo Suárez

Abstract

Postsurgical pseudoaneurysms of the ascending aorta are a rare and serious complication of cardiovascular surgery that requires a surgical solution of urgency due to its high complexity. A case of a 40 year old female, white skin color, that due to severe aortic regurgitation underwent surgical treatment for aortic valve replacement. During the immediate postoperative period began with a fever, he made a meticulous study that included contrast computed tomography, through which diagnosed the presence of a pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta, was taken to the operating room, they found two sacks pseudoaneurismatics at the site where the suture was carried out previous

Topics: aneurisma falso, aorta, Medicine (General), R5-920, Medicine, R
Publisher: Centro Provincial de Información de las Ciencias Médicas en Cienfuegos
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:e75585346b164525b9d666f77a5a4774
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