Endovascular repair of post-traumatic Pseudo-aneurysm of descending thoracic Aorta

Authors

  • Sehrish Mahmood Doctor
  • Muhammad Anjum Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore

Keywords:

Endovascular repair, post-traumatic pseudo-aneurysm, descending thoracic aorta

Abstract

Traumatic aortic aneurysms are rare but significant lesions with catastrophic consequences. A case of chronic aortic aneurysm of descending aorta following a blunt chest trauma presenting with extrinsic compression of left pulmonary artery, a rare and unique complication has been reported. Here we have also attempted to emphasize on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of post traumatic aortic aneurysm to avoid lifelong misery.

Author Biography

Muhammad Anjum, Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore

Assistant Professor of Cardiology

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Published

2021-08-05