Two Aortic Ruptures in Two Months-Role of Cross-Clamp-Associated Late Injury.

@article{Rylski2016TwoAR,
  title={Two Aortic Ruptures in Two Months-Role of Cross-Clamp-Associated Late Injury.},
  author={Bartosz Rylski and Friedhelm Beyersdorf and Martin Czerny and Matthias Siepe},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={32},
  pages={129.e17-9}
}
BACKGROUND Aortic cross-clamping may lead to iatrogenic tissue damage resulting in immediate or later aortic dissection or rupture. METHODS We report on a patient with an acute type B aortic dissection with mega-aortic syndrome whose aorta ruptured twice within 2 months. RESULTS The second aortic rupture occurred at the level of prior cross clamping… CONTINUE READING