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Massive intraoperative thrombus of the aortic arch and proximal descending aorta

Reineke, David C. and Grapow, Martin T. R. and Schumann, Martin and Seeberger, Manfred D. and Carrel, Thierry P.. (2009) Massive intraoperative thrombus of the aortic arch and proximal descending aorta. Journal of cardiac surgery, Vol. 24. pp. 470-472.

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Abstract

A 49-year-old male patient presented with a paravalvular leakage 18 years after aortic valve replacement. The patient received a mechanical valve and was weaned uneventfully from cardiopulmonary bypass. After a drop in the pressure curve of the left radial artery an additional line was placed in the proximal ascending aorta showing normal systemic pressure. Transesophageal echocardiography showed a massive circular thrombosis of the distal aortic arch. The patient received a covered stent to expand the residual aortic lumen and left the hospital in good health.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Anästhesiologie
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Anästhesiologie
UniBasel Contributors:Seeberger-Stucky, Manfred
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN:0886-0440
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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