A rare complication of pre-Eisenmenger patent ductus arteriosus: Pulmonary artery dissection


AY Y. , KAHRAMAN AY N. , AYDIN C. , KARA İ., ZEYBEK R.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS, vol.4, no.5, pp.483-485, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2013.02.011
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.483-485

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary artery dissection associated with patent ductus arteriosus is usually seen in patients with pulmonary hypertension and Eisenmenger's syndrome. This paper presents a case with pre-Eisenmenger patent ductus arteriosus complicated by pulmonary artery dissection, and explains how she was surgically treated.