Glue aortoplasty repair of aortic dissection after coronary angioplasty.

Abstract

Aortic dissection complicating percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is rare. We report the case of a 45-year-old man who after right coronary artery angioplasty with stenting, dissected that vessel to involve the aorta to the bifurcation. Surgical repair with Gelatin-Resorcinol-Formaldehyde (GRF) glue as opposed to prosthetic graft replacement of… (More)

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@article{Ahmed2001GlueAR, title={Glue aortoplasty repair of aortic dissection after coronary angioplasty.}, author={Adel Ali Ahmed and Vinod S Mahadevan and Samuel W Webb and Simon W Macgowan}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2001}, volume={72 3}, pages={922-4} }