Surgical correction of type I dissecting aortic aneurysm after renal transplantation.


Journal Article

While Type III dissecting aneurysms of the aorta in patients with renal transplants have been described, this report appears to represent the first successful replacement of the ascending aorta with correction of valvar aortic insufficiency in a patient with a Type I aortic dissection. The operative result and subsequent clinical course have been gratifying. On the basis of these findings an aggressive surgical approach is recommended for patients with this combination of conditions.

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Cited Authors

  • Wolfe, WG; Williams, JM

Published Date

  • August 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 200 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 131 - 133

PubMed ID

  • 6380432

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6380432

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1528-1140

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4932

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00000658-198408000-00003


  • eng