European Journal of General Medicine
Medical Investigations Society
Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, pp. 223-225
Bioline Code: gm10042
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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European Journal of General Medicine, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, pp. 223-225
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Early Acute Aortic Dissection after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft|
Charles, Debbie-Ann; Henson, Leslie & Hayes, Christopher Ruslan
Acute aortic dissection is a rare but potentially fatal complication of CABG. Despite its low incidence it has a high mortality. Whereas intraoperative and late dissections are well described in the literature, early dissections are not. The latter may present atypically eluding diagnosis. Timely chest CT aids diagnosis.
Aortic dissection, coronary artery bypass graft, acute
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