Ascites after rupture of dissecting aortic aneurysm into the right atrium
1991 (English)In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, ISSN 0003-4975, Vol. 51, no 1, 125-127 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
We report successful repair of an aneurysmal aorta-right atrial fistula causing intractable ascites. The clamped "ascending aorta" was drained for mixed return after perfusion through the femoral vessels and opened during hypothermic arrest. Return cannulation through the fistula permitted definitive repair.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
1991. Vol. 51, no 1, 125-127 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-165189DOI: 10.1016/0003-4975(91)90468-6PubMedID: 1985552OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-165189DiVA: diva2:472284