Covered Stent Use after Subclavian Artery and Vein Injuries in the Setting of Vascular Ehlers-Danlos | oneedsvoice

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Covered Stent Use after Subclavian Artery and Vein Injuries in the Setting of Vascular Ehlers-Danlos

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source: Journal of Vascular Surgery

year: 2012

summary/abstract:

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos (VED) represents a rare disorder in which a defect in collagen synthesis renders vessels to be extremely fragile. We report the successful repair of a subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm via a hybrid technique employing delivery of a covered stent along with video-assisted thoracoscopic ligation of the internal mammary artery in a patient with VED.

organisation: Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.08.002

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