Reoperations for aortic false aneurysms after cardiac surgery.

@article{Malvindi2010ReoperationsFA,
  title={Reoperations for aortic false aneurysms after cardiac surgery.},
  author={Pietro Giorgio Malvindi and Bart P van Putte and Robin H. Heijmen and Marc A.A.M. Schepens and Wim J Morshuis},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={
          1437-43
        }
}
  • Pietro Giorgio Malvindi, Bart P van Putte, +2 authors Wim J Morshuis
  • Published in
    The Annals of thoracic…
    2010
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Aortic false aneurysm is a rare complication after cardiac surgery. Aortic dissection, infection, arterial wall degeneration, and poor surgical technique are recognized as risk factors for the occurrence of postsurgical false aneurysm. Despite some recent reports about percutaneous false aneurysm exclusion, a complex surgical reoperation is needed in most of the cases. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed our experience in 43 patients who received a reoperation for postsurgical… CONTINUE READING

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