Badran, M.F.; Gould, D.A.; Sampson, C.; Harris, P.L.; Hewitt, Hermi H.; Stables, R.; Rashid, A.;
Author Affiliation, Ana.
UWI School of Nursing
Transluminal Oclusion of a Pseudoaneurysm Arising from a Thoracic Aortic Graft Patch Using Catheter Delivery of Thrombin
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Date of Publication
A 39-year-old man with Marfan syndrome underwent replacement of the aortic valve, root, and ascending aorta for acute type A dissection. Subsequently, he underwent infrarenal aortic replacement for aortic rupture and then graft repair of a thoracoabdominal aneurysm with patch-bearing intercostals. After the third procedure, massive intraperitoneal hemorrhage required three subsequent laparotomies. CT scan showed two thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysms at the patch-graft junction that were sequentially embolized with transcatheter delivery of thrombin.....