Combined complex open heart surgery and infra-renal aortic aneurysm repair.

@article{Corso2008CombinedCO,
  title={Combined complex open heart surgery and infra-renal aortic aneurysm repair.},
  author={Ricardo Barros Corso and Fernando Antibas Atik and Cristiano Nicolleti Faber and Guilherme de Menezes Succi and Linda Maria B C Santos and Fabiana Moreira Passos Succi and Luiz Fernando Can{\^e}o},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={126 3},
  pages={e53-4}
}
The optimal management of patients with combined ischemic and/or valvular heart disease and abdominal aortic aneurysm is still a matter of debate. A 60-year-old woman presented with a large infra-renal aortic aneurysm. Preoperative workup revealed ischemic cardiomyopathy and aortic regurgitation. She was submitted to one-stage aneurysm repair and complex heart surgery. Postoperatively, she developed mediastinal bleeding, transient renal dysfunction, pulmonary edema and superficial wound… CONTINUE READING