Total Arch Replacement with an Aortic Arch Aneurysm Due to Chronic Interstitial Pneumonia: Report of a Case

@article{Tanaka2000TotalAR,
  title={Total Arch Replacement with an Aortic Arch Aneurysm Due to Chronic Interstitial Pneumonia: Report of a Case},
  author={Toshiaki Tanaka and Tokuo Koshino and Masayoshi Itoh and Kanshi Komatsu and Noriyasu Ichimiya and Tomio Abe and Nozomu Kimura and Katsuya Ikeda},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2000},
  volume={30},
  pages={390-393}
}
The case of a 66-year-old man who had rheumatoid arthritis, chronic interstitial pneumonia (IP) with honeycomb lung, and an aortic arch aneurysm is described. He complained of left chest pain in April 1998 and chest computed tomography revealed an enlargement of a thoracic aneurysm whose maximum diameter reached 7 cm. He was urgently transferred to our… CONTINUE READING