Esophageal fistula after endovascular treatment in a type B aortic dissection of the descending thoracic aorta.

Abstract

We report a type B aortic dissection treated with stenting of the descending thoracic aorta that subsequently developed an ischemic necrosis of the esophagus with a posterior mediastinum abscess. The surgical treatment consisted of an extra-anatomic bypass to revascularize the supra-aortic trunks and the distal abdominal aorta through a middle sternal… (More)

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