Endovascular treatment of the traumatic rupture of the aortic isthmus.

@article{Stoica2003EndovascularTO,
  title={Endovascular treatment of the traumatic rupture of the aortic isthmus.},
  author={L Lucian Stoica and Sidney Chocron and Pierre Emmanuel Falcoz and Djamel Kaili and J F Boneville and Joseph Philippe Etievent},
  journal={Revista medico-chirurgicala a Societatii de Medici si Naturalisti din Iasi},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={822-5}
}
The traumatic rupture of the aortic isthmus is a dehiscence of all or part of the aortic wall, occurring as a result of a closed thoracic trauma. Standard surgical technique requires left thoracotomy, aortic cross-clamping and use of the cardiopulmonary by-pass to prevent ischemic complications, in special the neurologic and visceral ones. The endovascular… CONTINUE READING