Unusual modification of the cabrol shunt for control of hemorrhage in acute type a aortic dissection

Anthony L. Panos, Maria Suarez, Tomas Salerno, Marco Ricci

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A patient with acute Type A dissection required complex root repair with composite graft. She developed life-threatening hemorrhage at the root of the aorta, which could not be controlled with usual measures. A modification of the original Cabrol shunt allowed for successful control of bleeding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)544-546
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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