Tobinaga S*, Saku K, Takaseya T, Otsuka H, Kanamoto R and Tanaka H
Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, JapanFulltext PDF
An 82-year-old woman with DeBakey type II acute aortic dissection who was found unconscious and revived 21 minutes after onset by cardiopulmonary resuscitation was referred to our hospital and underwent emergency ascending aortic replacement. Intra-operatively, a large amount of fluid from a bloody pericardial effusion drained into the left thoracic cavity through a pericardial rupture as a consequence of chest compression during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Acute aortic dissection; Cardiac tamponade; Pericardial rupture; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Tobinaga S, Saku K, Takaseya T, Otsuka H, Kanamoto R, Tanaka H. Cardiac Tamponade with Aortic Dissection Relieved by Pericardial Rupture after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. World J Vasc Surg. 2018; 1(2): 1012.