Endovascular repair of intrathoracic ruptured Kommerell's diverticulum

Satoshi Yamashiro, Takaaki Nagano, Yukio Kuniyoshi, Yuya Kise, Tatsuya Maeda, Ryoko Arakaki

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Abstract

A right-sided aortic arch associated with an aberrant subclavian artery is a rare anomaly. Regardless, this condition is clinically relevant because mortality is associated with rupture, morbidity results from compression of mediastinal structures, and the surgery is complex. We describe the successful surgical repair of this vascular anomaly by totally debranching the neck vessels and placing an endovascular stent-graft to exclude the ruptured Kommerell's diverticulum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)587-590
Number of pages4
JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
Volume20
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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