An unusual late complication associated with the Bentall procedure: pseudoaneurysm caused by button total detachment and aorto-right atrial fistula


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Isik O., Ertugay S., Akyuz M., Ayik M. F. , Atay Y.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.22, no.3, pp.636-638, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2014.9098
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.636-638

Abstract

Pseudoaneurysm formation with aorto-right atrial fistula due to coronary button total detachment is a late and unusual complication of the Bentall procedure. In this article, we report a 43-year-old male case who underwent the Bentall procedure for bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aortic aneurysm 11 years prior. The connection on the right atrium was primarily sutured and the defect of the ascending aorta was closed with a Dacron graft. The thrombosed right coronary artery ostium was ligated with saphenous vein grafting. Normothermia was achieved and the patient was weaned from the cardiopulmonary bypass uneventfully.