Late aneurysm of the distal aortic arch after repair of aortic interruption. A case report.


Aneurysm formation after aortic coarctation repair is not a rare complication of post-coarctation of aorta repair. We describe the case of a 43-year-old woman who had undergone repair of an isolated interruption of the aortic arch 30 years earlier, who came to our hospital with progressive chest pain, cough and dyspnea. A giant aortic aneurysm was revealed… (More)