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Faux anévrisme après ligature d'un canal artériel opéré avec succès

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el Hattaoui, M
Fadouach, S
Mehadji, B
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Published in Annales de cardiologie et d'angéiologie. 2003, vol. 52, no. 3, p. 188-90
Abstract Postoperative aneurysm of ductus arteriosus is a rare complication but may be lethal without treatment. It is less frequent than spontaneous aneurysm of ductus arteriosus. We report the case of 5 years-old girl who underwent a ligation of patent ductus arteriosus complicated, 6 months later, with a false aneurysm of ductus arteriosus and endocarditis of the ductus and the aortic valve. The diagnosis of the aneurysm was suspected on the anteroposterior chest X-ray which showed a left superior mediastinal opacity and confirmed by echocardiography. Through bilateral thoracotomy, an anevrismorraphy and aortic repair was carried out without problem. The postoperative course was unremarkable.
Keywords Aneurysm, False/diagnosis/radiography/surgeryChild, PreschoolDuctus ArteriosusDuctus Arteriosus, Patent/surgeryEchocardiographyFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHumansLigationPostoperative ComplicationsRadiography, ThoracicTime Factors
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PMID: 12938573
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Research groups Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire (105)
L'hypertension pulmonaire (pédiatrie) (228)
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CHRAIBI, Said et al. Faux anévrisme après ligature d'un canal artériel opéré avec succès. In: Annales de cardiologie et d'angéiologie, 2003, vol. 52, n° 3, p. 188-90. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:45093

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