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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2001 October;42(5):633-4

Copyright © 2009 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm following coronary bypass in a hemodialysis patient with fever of unknown origin

Kantor R., Pauzner R., Golubev N., Shinfeld A., Farfel Z., Smolinsky A. K.

From the Department of Medicine E *Department of Cardiac Surgery Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer affiliated with Sackler Medical School Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


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A unique patient who developed pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta after coronary artery bypass grafting is presented. This case is peculiar due to the presenting symptom being fever of unknown origin. It is the first description of a patient on hemodialysis, who developed ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm.

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