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Left Main Coronary Artery Stenting Prior to Surgical Repair of a Type A Aortic Dissection
Article first published online: 29 NOV 2011
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Journal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume 26, Issue 6, pages 634–635, November 2011
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Saxena, P., Boyle, A., Shetty, S. and Edwards, M. (2011), Left Main Coronary Artery Stenting Prior to Surgical Repair of a Type A Aortic Dissection. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 26: 634–635. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01346.x
- Issue published online: 29 NOV 2011
- Article first published online: 29 NOV 2011
Abstract Type A aortic dissection (TAAD) can be complicated by myocardial ischemia due to extension of the dissection into coronary artery or by extrinsic compression of a coronary artery by the false lumen. We present the successful surgical management of a hemodynamically unstable patient with acute aortic dissection with ongoing myocardial ischemia by stenting the left main system prior to the surgical repair of TAAD. (J Card Surg 2011;26:634-635)