Acute descending aortic dissection associated with coarctation in adult

Jae Seung Shin, Kyung Sun, Wan Joo Shim, Kwang Taik Kim, Hyoung Mook Kim

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A 44-year-old man with congenital aortic coarctation experienced acute dissection that crossed the coarctation and extended to both iliac arteries. The primary entry of the dissection was proximal to the coarctation segment, just below the origin of the left subclavian artery. Surgical procedures involved resection of the diseased segment including the coarctation, and graft interposition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-355
Number of pages2
JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Dec

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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