Abstract BACKGROUND: A 37-year-old man was referred for surgical treatment for a huge thoracic aortic aneurysm (90x80 mm) surrounding an endograft previously implanted in the thoracic aorta, During the procedure, massive haemoptysis ocourred with acute haemodynamic instability. INVESTIGATION: Physical examination, transthoracic echocardiography, thoracic and abdominal CT scan aortography. DIAGNOSIS: Haemodynamic instability and massive haemoptysis during a thoracic endovasoular aortic repair (TEVAR) procedure for a huge aortic aneursym. MANAGEMENT: TEVAR procedure, haemodynamic and respiratory support.
|Titolo:||How should I treat a massive pulmonary haemorrhage secondary to a TEVAR procedure in a patient with a thoracic aortic aneurysm and a type B aortic dissection?|
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