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Pseudo Aneurysm of Dacron Graft of Aorta

  • Atooshe Rohani
Chapter
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)

Abstract

Pseudoaneurysm of Dacron graft of aorta is a life threatening, well known complication of Bentall procedure; it may lead to rupture of pseudo-aneurysm and serious bleeding. Our patient presents with chest pain. TTE and TEE shows compression of aortic graft prosthesis by hematoma.

Keywords

Pseudoaneurysm of Dacron graft of aorta Bentall procedure 

Supplementary material

Movie 54.1

Parasternal long axis TEE shows (AVI 435 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atooshe Rohani
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Ontario School of MedicineThunder BayCanada

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