Hybrid Operation of Posttraumatic Dissecting Aneurysm of Descending Aorta - Case Report

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Hybrid Operation of Posttraumatic Dissecting Aneurysm of Descending Aorta - Case Report

A case is presented of a 48-year old patient, hospitalized in 1st Clinic of General and Vascular Surgery, 2nd Medical Faculty, Warsaw Medical University. The patient underwent successful hybrid treatment for a dissecting aneurysm of the descending aorta. The dissection was repaired using a bimodular stent-graft Zenith TX-2 Zenith, Cook, covering origins of the left subclavian artery and left common carotid artery. Blood flow in the neck was restored using non-anatomical anastomoses: the left common carotid artery was connected with the right common carotid artery and left subclavian artery.

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