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Chirurgia 2012 February;25(1):43-6

Copyright © 2012 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Emergency thoracic endovascular stent grafting in a patient with type-B-dissected right arcus aorta

Usta S., Günday M., Menteşe Ü.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ahi Evren Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey


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Aortic dissection have a high mortality and morbidity rate, especially when their ruptures and/or dissections are not treated with appropriate and timely interventional treatment. Right arcus aorta is a rare anomaly. In this article, we report thoracic endovascular stent grafting treatment with closure of bilateral subclavian arteries performed in a 76-year-old patient with ruptured type B dissection and right arcus aorta.

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