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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


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
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