ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
TREATMENT OF THE THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSMS WITH ENDOVASCULAR STENT GRAFT: CASE REPORT
Fuat BİLGEN, Ahmet NARİN, Gültekin HOBİKOĞLU, Aykut ŞERBETÇİOĞLU, Zuhal AYKAÇ, *Francis Van ELST
Dr. Siyami Ersek Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Merkezi, İstanbul
*R.Z. Sint Trudo Hospital, Truiden, Belçika
An endoluminal stent graft was inserted, via the right femoral artery, to a 46 year old patient with a symptomatic thoracic aortic aneurysm, in Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center. No complications were detected during the procedure and the aneurysm was totally excluded. In the spiral computed tomography after 3 months, there was no leakage from the graft and the aortic diameter was 4,5 cms.
Keywords : Thoracic aortic aneurysm, endovascular stent graft
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