Mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta caused by Escherichia coli.

@article{Yano2013MycoticPO,
  title={Mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta caused by Escherichia coli.},
  author={Mitsuhiro Yano and Takahiro Hayase and Koji Furukawa and Kunihide Nakamura},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={81-3}
}
An 81-year old woman with high fever and a history of hospital admission because of pyelonephritis 3 months previously was transferred to our hospital. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography revealed a mycotic pseudoaneurysm in the ascending aorta and a massive pericardial effusion. We resected the ascending aorta and the proximal part of the brachiocephalic artery and performed in situ revascularization with a prosthetic vascular graft. Bacterial examination proved that the causative micro… CONTINUE READING

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Mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta caused by Escherichia coli

M Yano, T Hayase, K Furukawa, K Nakamura
Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg • 2013

Mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta caused by Escherichia coli. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2013;16:81–4

M Yano, T Hayase, K Furukawa, K. Nakamura
2013
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