It is presented the case of acute type II aortic dissection in a patient with aneurysmal ascending aorta, hypoplastic arch and isthmic coarctation. One single step replacement of the ascending aorta, arch and the isthmus was performed by ensuring simultaneous optimal perfusion above and below the coarctation through the femoral and subclavian artery. Copyright (C) 1999 Elsevier Science B.V.
- Aortic dissection
- Cardio-pulmonary bypass
- Isthmic coarctation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine