Surgical repair of left-sided cervical aortic arch aneurysm: case report and literature review.

@article{Mitsumori2008SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical repair of left-sided cervical aortic arch aneurysm: case report and literature review.},
  author={Yoshitaka Mitsumori and Koji Tsuchiya and Masato Nakajima and Shoji Fukuda and Hironobu Morimoto},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={140-4}
}
Cervical aortic arch (CAA) is a rare vascular malformation which sometimes accompanies other cardiovascular malformations. Surgical approaches such as a lateral thoracotomy and a median sternotomy are selected depending on the position and type of aneurysm and other associated malformations. We herein report the case of a CAA patient who was a 38-year-old female and demonstrated an aneurysm between the left common carotid artery and left subclavian artery in addition to the persistence of the… CONTINUE READING