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General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

, Volume 67, Issue 12, pp 1081–1083 | Cite as

Successful hybrid treatment of a rare case of blunt traumatic rupture of the left atrial basal appendage and aortic arch

  • Yuki IkenoEmail author
  • Yoshikatsu Nomura
  • Masamichi Matsumori
  • Yasuko Gotake
  • Hidekazu Nakai
  • Takashi Matsueda
  • Katsuhiro Yamanaka
  • Takeshi Inoue
  • Hiroshi Tanaka
  • Yutaka Okita
Case Report
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Abstract

Despite advances in emergency care and the emergent transportation system, cardiac and aortic ruptures after blunt trauma are associated with high mortality and morbidity. We present a rare case of a 70-year-old man with a ruptured left atrial basal appendage and distal aortic arch after sustaining blunt trauma to the chest during a motor vehicle accident. The patient was transported to our hospital in a state of shock and taken directly to the operating room. Hybrid treatment was performed, including surgical repair of the left atrium under cardiopulmonary bypass and thoracic endovascular aortic repair, was performed. The patient fully recovered without any complications.

Keywords

Cardiac trauma Aortic trauma Endovascular aortic repair 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Yuki Ikeno has no conflict of interest. Yoshikatsu Nomura has no conflict of interest. Masamichi Matsumori has no conflict of interest. Yasuko Gotake has no conflict of interest. Hidekazu Nakai has no conflict of interest. Takashi Matsueda has no conflict of interest. Katsuhiro Yamanaka has no conflict of interest. Takeshi Inoue has no conflict of interest. Hiroshi Tanaka has no conflict of interest. Yutaka Okita has no conflict of interest.

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© The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuki Ikeno
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yoshikatsu Nomura
    • 1
  • Masamichi Matsumori
    • 1
  • Yasuko Gotake
    • 1
  • Hidekazu Nakai
    • 1
  • Takashi Matsueda
    • 1
  • Katsuhiro Yamanaka
    • 1
  • Takeshi Inoue
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Tanaka
    • 1
  • Yutaka Okita
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of SurgeryKobe University Graduate School of MedicineKobeJapan

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