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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-40

A near fatal complication following stenting of thoracic aortic aneurysm


Thoracic Surgery Unit, King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Waseem M Hajjar
King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.74275

PMID: 21264170

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Tracheobronchial obstruction along with compression of pulmonary vessels is a rare complication after stenting of aortic aneurysm. We present this rare situation in a young patient who underwent stenting of traumatic thoracic aortic aneurysm and developed this near fatal complication and also the conservative management plan which we adopted to manage this case.


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