Technical strategy for the endovascular management of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm.


We present two cases of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm exclusion with off-the-shelf aortic stent grafts. The right common carotid artery was used for access to facilitate graft delivery. Control of graft deployment was aided using a compliant right atrial occlusion balloon to lower cardiac output at the time of deployment. Transesophageal echocardiography… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.03.003