Rupture of postcoarctation mycotic aneurysms of the aorta.

  title={Rupture of postcoarctation mycotic aneurysms of the aorta.},
  author={Joel A Schneider and Karen S. Rheuban and I K Crosby},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={27 2},
Sudden and usually fatal rupture is a common complication of postcoarctation mycotic aneurysms. Prompt operative treatment is always indicated, and can be performed using one of three techniques depending on the adequacy of the collateral circulation and the presence or absence of active bacterial infection. Renal dysfunction commonly is associated with bacterial endarteritis and is secondary to an immune-complex glomerulonephritis. The patient reported here was treated successfully by the… CONTINUE READING

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