Back stabber: ladder fall causing traumatic aortic transection.

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Journal Article

A 68-year-old man presented with back pain after falling from a ladder and was found to have anterolisthesis of thoracic vertebrae T11-12 with secondary focal aortic injury and disruption of the aortic wall. This was successfully repaired using thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) followed by spinal fusion with excellent result.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yerokun, BA; Anand, J; McCann, RL; Hughes, GC

Published Date

  • May 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 302 - 303

PubMed ID

  • 30808190

Pubmed Central ID

  • 30808190

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1816-5370

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0218-4923

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/0218492319834449

Language

  • eng