Iatrogenic Ascending Aorta Dissection during Diagnostic Coro
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Dissection of the ascending aorta is a very rare but life-threatening complication during diagnostic angiography. We present a case of an elderly woman who underwent an elective diagnostic coronary angiography, complicated with an iatrogenic ascending aorta dissection that did not involve the coronary arteries but originated 4 cm distal of the aortic valve. The patient developed cardiogenic shock due to acute pericardial tamponade and so immediate, life-saving cardiac surgery with implantation of a supracoronary graft was successfully performed.....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4083777/
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I had seen few Late dissection of ascending aorta, in post cabg . Usual starting line being line of aortic cross clamp. Likely cause rigid atherosclerotic aorta in hypertensive patients.
May 6, 2017Like