Ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm is a rare, life-threatening complication of cardiac surgery. Surgical management is recommended, however, transcatheter techniques offer a less invasive alternative. We describe successful percutaneous closure, guided by using multimodality imaging, in a patient with high surgical risk.
Le pseudo-anévrisme de l'aorte ascendante est une complication rare et potentiellement mortelle en chirurgie cardiaque. Une prise en charge chirurgicale est recommandée, toutefois, les techniques par cathéter offrent une alternative moins invasive. Nous décrivons ici une fermeture percutanée réussie, guidée par imagerie multimodale, chez un patient présentant un risque chirurgical élevé.
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Published online: January 29, 2021
Accepted: January 24, 2021
Received: August 24, 2020
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