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Mozaffar M, Haghighatkhah H, Zirakzadeh H, Sanei Taheri M, HosseiniZadegan Shirazi F. Endovascular repair of traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta: report of three cases and review of. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2011; 25 (2) :99-105
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-285-en.html
Resident of General Surgery Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciencesand Health Services, Tehran, Iran , htfzrk@yahoo.com
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 Abstract

 Traumatic descending thoracic aorta pseudo aneurysms have been treated traditionally with open surgery in the past, which have had noticeable rates of mortality and morbidity. A safer method of treatment for this disease is made possible with recent progress in endovascular treatment techniques. In this article, we present three cases of Traumatic descending thoracic aorta pseudo aneurysms that were treated with Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and discharged from our clinic without any complication.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Vascular & Trauma Surgery

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