traumatic aortic rupture

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traumatic aortic rupture

Trauma surgery A trauma-induced tear of the aorta, a common, often fatal injury due to sudden deceleration in MVAs or falls from a height Diagnosis Transesophageal echocardiography, arch aortography, CT, MRI, films. See Dissecting aneurysm.
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Contemporary results of standard open repair of acute traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta.
Delayed treatment of traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta with endoluminal covered stent.
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