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Title: Failed surgical ligation of the proximal left subclavian artery during hybrid thoracic endovascular aortic repair successfully managed by percutaneous plug or coil occlusion: a report of 3 cases
Authors: Maleux, Geert ×
Vaninbroukx, Johan
Heye, Sam #
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: Biomed Central
Series Title: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery vol:6 pages:45
Abstract: Open surgical rerouting and proximal ligation of one or more supra-aortic vessels prior to endovascular stent-graft placement has become an alternative to major open thoracic surgery in the treatment of complex thoracic aortic disease. Complications owing to failed surgical ligation of the left subclavian artery are rare. In this report, 3 cases of failed ligation are presented. Diagnosis was made by CT-scan and treatment was performed by transcatheter coil and plug embolization, avoiding redo neck surgery.
ISSN: 1749-8090
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
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