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A Journal on Surgery
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index
Chirurgia 2006 June;19(3):215-7
Concomitant aortic intramural ematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer
Cheung B. S. K., Ng C. S. H., Wan S., Arifi A. A.
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Aortic dissection, intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer are distinct groups of aortic pathology. We present a case of concomitant intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer in the ascending thoracic aorta, and review the literature on the current diagnostic and therapeutic recommendation.