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 2000 , Vol 9 , Issue 2
Erkan Kuralay1, Ertuğrul Özal1, Faruk Cingöz1, Nezihi Küçükaslan1, Harun Tatar 1
1Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi Kalp-Damar Cerrahisi, Ankara Hospital mortalily of Surglcal treatment of Coarclation is signilicantly reduced both an aclults and chiliken. Morbidity such as recurrent or residuel coarctatlon, pseudoaneurysm, laseralion of recurrent nerve, aneurysın of contralateral wall of aorta after patchplasty and parapiegia are extremely rare after current surgıcal techniques. Paraplegia is not common atter aorta coarclation surgery due to extensive coilateral circulation and incidence renıained al 0.3-0.4%, Most of collateral circulation arises from lett subclavian artery so lett subclavian artery stenosis or damping of Iett subclavian artery during the surgery may cause disastrous spinal cord injury. Gombination of Leh subclavian artery stenosis with aorta coarctation is rare and needs additional measures lor elimınating spinal cord injury during the surgery. Keywords : Aorta Coarcıation, Stenosis ot Subclavian Artery, Paraplegia
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