Repair of coarctation-related aortic arch aneurysm and ventricular septal defect in an adolescent.

@article{Narin2008RepairOC,
  title={Repair of coarctation-related aortic arch aneurysm and ventricular septal defect in an adolescent.},
  author={C{\"u}neyt Narin and Erdal Ege and Atilla Orhan and Mehmet Yeniterzi},
  journal={Texas Heart Institute journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={466-9}
}
A saccular aortic arch aneurysm that is secondary to aortic arch coarctation and that is accompanied by a ventricular septal defect is a rare combination in the adolescent patient. Total simultaneous repair of all of these conditions is desirable, because of the higher morbidity and mortality rates of staged procedures-particularly when resection of the saccular aneurysm is delayed. Herein, we discuss the case of a 16-year-old boy who underwent simultaneous surgical correction of these… CONTINUE READING
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