Huge Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Arising from the Aorta-Saphenous Vein Graft Anastomosis after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Authors

  • Muslum Sahin
  • Mehmet Vefik Yazicioglu
  • Sabit Sarikaya
  • Mehmet Muhsin Turkmen

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20131018

Abstract

Pseudoaneurysm of the aortic root is a rare condition and potentially fatal if not treated. It may occur in different etiologies. In this case, we aim to show an aortic pseudoaneurysm arising from the aorta-saphenous vein graft anastomosis.

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Published

2013-11-11

How to Cite

Sahin, M., Yazicioglu, M. V., Sarikaya, S., & Turkmen, M. M. (2013). Huge Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Arising from the Aorta-Saphenous Vein Graft Anastomosis after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. The Heart Surgery Forum, 16(5), E264-E265. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20131018

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