Endovascular Repair of a Traumatic Aortic Transection in a Pediatric Patient

Nael E.A. Saad, Walter Pegoli, George Alfieris, David L. Waldman, Mark G. Davies

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Traumatic aortic rupture due to blunt trauma in the pediatric population is rare. The management of this unusual injury has largely been extrapolated from the adult literature and is evolving. Open surgical repair is the accepted treatment; however, endograft repair is a promising alternative, which can serve as a definitive or bridging technique in select patients who are high-risk surgical candidates. The authors report the successful deployment of an endograft limb to correct a traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the aorta in a high-risk pediatric patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)443-446
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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