ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
SURGICAL REPAIR OF DISSECTING AORTIC ANEURYSM AFTER RENAL TRANSPLANTATION: CASE REPORT
Mehmet Ali Özatik, Onurcan Tarcan, Levent Birincioğlu, Erol Şener, Oğuz Taşdemir
Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, Ankara
The number of patients with renal transplantation has been increased and these patients can present with different pathologies. A patient with DeBakey type II aortic dissection was operated successfully 9 years after renal transplantation. It is important to protect myocardium, renal perfusion and spinal cord during the operation, and the right upper brachial artery cannulation is a safe method for this purpose.
Keywords : Aortic dissection, axillary artery cannulation, transplantation, spinal cord
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