Hybrid repair of an aberrant right subclavian artery with Kommerell's diverticulum

Tosenovsky, P., Quigley, F., and Golledge, J. (2010) Hybrid repair of an aberrant right subclavian artery with Kommerell's diverticulum. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 39 (4). p. 521.

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Abstract

This publication describes a hybrid endovascular and open surgical approach to treating a large aneurysm of an aberrant right subclavian artery (Kommerell’s diverticulum). A 76-year old man presented with dysphagia lusoria due to a 3.5 x 3.0 cm aneurysm involving an aberrant right subclavian artery. The patient was treated by a thoracic aortic endograft, left subclavian artery debranching (by its transposition to the left common carotid artery) and right subclavian artery revascularisation. This approach avoids the requirement for a thoracotomy or sternotomy needed with open surgical repair. At a 6 months follow-up assessment the aneurysm was shown to be thrombosed with no evidence of endoleak.

Item ID: 10686
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1532-2165
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2010 03:00
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology > 110201 Cardiology (incl Cardiovascular Diseases) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920103 Cardiovascular System and Diseases @ 100%
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