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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