Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080


Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2014 , Vol 23 , Issue 2
Successful Treatment of Traumatic Late Rupture of Thoracic Aorta: Case Report
Mehmet KALENDER1, Ayşe Gül KUNT1, Mehmet TAŞAR1, Hayat GÖKMENGİL1, Okay Güven KARACA1, Ata Niyazi ECEVİT1, Osman Tansel DARÇIN1
1Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2013-34412 A 72-year-old female presented with late traumatic rupture of thoracic aorta. She be- came symptomatic at the third month after the trauma. Patient was admitted to nephrology clinic with acute renal failure dependent on new-onset hemodialysis. Complete blood counts revealed progressive fall in hematocrit levels. Computerized tomography showed restricted hematoma aro- und the upper thoracic aorta. Upper thoracic aorta, after subclavian artery was stented in usual manner (Thoracic endovascular aortic repair-TEVAR). The patient was discharged without any complications, but she still needs hemodialysis. Keywords : Travma; torasik aorta; stent