Endoscopic placement of stents in aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta

Endoscopic placement of stents in aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta

Author Fonseca, José Honório Palma da Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Carvalho, Antonio C. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Buffolo, Enio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Almeida, Dirceu R. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Gomes, Walter J. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Brasil, Luiz A. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract This is a case of a patient with two saccular aneurysms in the descending aorta. Two self-expanding stents were inserted through an opening in the aortic arch, guided by the use of an Olympus endoscope, under profound hypothermia and total circulatory arrest. the bloodless field made possible the identification of the main thoracic branches, facilitating the positioning and deployment of both stents. Immediate postoperative recovery was excellent. (Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:256-8). (C) 1998 by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Language English
Date 1998-07-01
Published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 66, n. 1, p. 256-258, 1998.
ISSN 0003-4975 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 256-258
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0003-4975(98)00381-6
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000074992000066
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/25916

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