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Aortic aneursms

R Kopp, J Linn, K Stelter, R Weidenhagen, G Meimarakis, J Berndt
BACKGROUND: A left recurrent nerve palsy caused by left atrium hypertrophy, dilatation of the left pulmonary artery or a thoracic aortic arch aneurysma is named Ortner's syndrome. CASE REPORT: We report the case of a 84-year old male patient with a posttraumatic aneurysm of the distal aortic arch known for 20 years, which became symptomatic by new presentation of an acute hoarseness caused by a left sided recurrent nerve palsy due to rapid aneurysma expansion. Because of the aneurysma localization, the advanced age and the patient?s morbidity he was treated by a hybrid procedure with an extrathoracic reconstruction of the supraaortic arteries by a right to left carotid-carotid bypass and transposition of the left subclavian artery followed by endovascular implantation of aortic stent grafts for aneurysma exclusion...
October 2008: Laryngo- Rhino- Otologie
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June 20, 1962: Proceedings of the Staff Meetings
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