Aortic pseudoaneurysm: A rare complication of mediastinoscopy

Andrea Billè, Charlotte Longman, John Pilling

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Abstract

Mediastinoscopy still represents the gold standard in mediastinal lymph node staging in patients with lung cancer. It is an invasive procedure, where complications are unusual. This case report shows an uncommon complication after mediastinoscopy: pseudoaneurysm of the aortic arch and its minimally invasive endovascular stenting treatment in order to facilitate the recovery and to allow minimal delay to oncological treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-162
Number of pages3
JournalGeneral Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume61
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013

Keywords

  • Aortic pseudoaneurysm
  • Endovascular stenting
  • Mediastinoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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