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Restoration of malperfusion during repair of thoracic aortic dissection
  • Jeffrey Shuhaiber,
  • Volodymyr Labinskyy
Jeffrey Shuhaiber
Baystate Medical Center
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Volodymyr Labinskyy
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A 46- year old male, during intense physical activity, sustained malperfusion of the lower extremities from Type A thoracic aortic dissection. We took him to the operating room. emergently and perfusing both lower extremities using a modified straight graft with side to side anastomosis to one limb and end to side anastomoses to the inflow perfusion and contralateral limb. The patient was successfully discharged and remained to be doing well. for four years.