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Acute aortic dissection combined with cardiac tamponade in an elderly patient saved by pericardial drainage: a case report
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  • Kazunobu Une,
  • Yui Hidaka,
  • Junji Maeda,
  • Hiroki Kinoshita,
  • Hiroshi Kodama,
  • Katsutoshi Sato
Kazunobu Une
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Yui Hidaka
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Junji Maeda
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Hiroki Kinoshita
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Hiroshi Kodama
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Katsutoshi Sato
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Abstract

Acute aortic dissection combined with cardiac tamponade is fatal. The radical treatment is an aortic replacement; however, the risk is high. The treatment method for elderly patients is difficult to determine. We suggest conservative treatment with pericardial drainage may be one of the treatment options in the elderly with comorbidities.

Peer review status:Published

16 Jul 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
20 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
20 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
03 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
13 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
13 Sep 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
07 Oct 20201st Revision Received
09 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
09 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
09 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
14 Oct 20202nd Revision Received
15 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
15 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
15 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
23 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
16 Nov 2020Published in Clinical Case Reports. 10.1002/ccr3.3513