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Unusual modification of the cabrol shunt for control of hemorrhage in acute type a aortic dissection.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Cardiac Surgery
0886-0440
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Volume
24
Issue
5
Pages
544–546
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2009.00812.x
PMID: 19682164
Source
Medline

Abstract

A patient with acute Type A dissection required complex root repair with composite graft. She developed life-threatening hemorrhage at the root of the aorta, which could not be controlled with usual measures. A modification of the original Cabrol shunt allowed for successful control of bleeding.

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