Ruptured pseudoaneurysm of the aorta with encapsulated mediastinal abscess after coronary artery bypass grafting
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Rupture of pseudoaneurysm of the aorta with chronic active mediastinitis after cardiac surgery, is a catastrophic complication. We report a case of one-stage operation of urgent repair for ruptured pseudoaneurysm under deep hypothermic circulatory arrest, debridement of mediastinum, and omental transfer, with an uneventful postoperative course.
Key wordspseudoaneurysm of the aorta mediastinal abscess bovine pericardium
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