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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Conventional surgical repair and endovascular treatment of acute traumatic aortic rupture. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008; 33: 143-149, doi: 10.1016/ j.ejcts.2007.10.017.
The use of heparin-less cardiopulmonary bypass has led to a significant decrease in morbidity and mortality compared to the conventional clamp and sew technique and passive shunting technique in patients with traumatic aortic rupture. Cardiopulmonary bypass techniques have been extensively studied and honed to improve patient safety.
Value of chest radiography in excluding traumatic aortic rupture. Radiology.