Management of Iatrogenic Aortic Dissections During Percutaneous Right Coronary Artery Interventions

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg

14 Ottobre Ott 2022 one month ago
  • Gennari M, Mastroiacovo G, Polvani G, Fabbiocchi F, Agrifoglio M

Iatrogenic acute aortic dissections during percutaneous coronary interventions are an extremely rare but potentially life-threatening complication, occurring in less than 0.02% of transcatheter procedures. We report three patients with different characteristics suffering from iatrogenic aortic dissection during percutaneous coronary intervention successfully treated with an emergency open-heart surgery. A conservative strategy should be pursuit only in small, localized lesions.

Reference: Management of Iatrogenic Aortic Dissections During Percutaneous Right Coronary Artery Interventions. Gennari M, Mastroiacovo G, Polvani G, Fabbiocchi F, Agrifoglio M.
Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Aug 16;37(4):595-598.

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