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A Review on the Surgical Management of Intramural Haematoma of the Aorta

by Jason Kho 1 and Mario Petrou 2,3,*
Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Wexham St, Slough SL2 4HL, UK
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP, UK
Imperial College School of Medicine, London SW7 2AZ, UK
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Hearts 2020, 1(2), 75-85;
Received: 24 July 2020 / Revised: 6 August 2020 / Accepted: 12 August 2020 / Published: 13 August 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Thoracic Aorta)
Intramural haematoma (IMH) of the aorta is one of the causes of acute aortic syndrome which often requires emergency or urgent life-saving surgery. In this review, we discuss the pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic imaging, surgery and clinical outcomes associated with IMH. View Full-Text
Keywords: aorta; intramural haematoma; aortic surgery aorta; intramural haematoma; aortic surgery
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Kho, J.; Petrou, M. A Review on the Surgical Management of Intramural Haematoma of the Aorta. Hearts 2020, 1, 75-85.

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