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2022 Jan 07

Medicine (Baltimore)



Ulcer-like projections into the dilated false lumen after stent-graft placement for aortic dissection: A case report.


He X, Sueyoshi E, Nakaji S, Uetani M
Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Jan 07; 101(1):e28472.
PMID: 35029894.


Acute type A aortic dissection and chronic type B aortic dissection (TBAD) occurs simultaneously in rare cases. Although the development of ulcer-like projection (ULP) is associated with an increase in adverse aorta-related events, the false-lumen enlargement caused by the ULP progression is uncommon.