Donor aortic dissection in a heart transplantation recipient

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 1;27(5):790-791. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivy153.

Abstract

Aortic dissection after orthotopic heart transplantation is a rare condition, and a limited number of reports have been published in the literature. Herein, we report a case of Type A aortic dissection 16 years after heart transplantation.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / diagnosis
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / etiology*
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / etiology*
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Heart Transplantation / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Imaging, Three-Dimensional
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Tissue Donors*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Transplant Recipients*
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*