Surgical approach for Stanford type A aortic dissection in a patient with Marfan syndrome and pectus excavatum


Nisanoglu V., Battaloglu B., Erdil N. , Ozgur B., Kuzucu A.

TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL, cilt.34, ss.240-243, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.240-243

Özet

Acute Stanford type A aortic dissection in a patient with severe pectus excavatum constitutes a surgical emergency and presents a major challenge for the surgeon. Decisions must be made regarding the operative approach and whether the pectus excavaturn should be corrected during the same session.