Dissection of an allograft ascending aorta after aortic root replacement

Julian A. Smith, Timothy C. McKenzie, Bruce B. Davis

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The case of a 57-year-old man with dissection of an allograft ascending aorta 2 months after aortic root replacement is presented. Most likely traumatic in origin, this unusual complication was managed by Dacron graft replacement of the ascending aorta using hypothermia and circulatory arrest.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1011-1012
Number of pages2
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

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