Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2015 • VOLUME 21 • №3

Endovascular treatment of spontaneous rupture of the thoracic aorta

Akchurin R.S.1, Imaev T.E.1, Kolegaev A.S.1, Yagafarov I.R.2, Saifullin R.R.2, Zakirzyanov M.Kh.2, Komlev A.E.1, Salichkin D.V.1

1) Russian Cardiological Research and Production Complex of the RF Health Ministry, Moscow, Russia
2) Medical unit of the Open Joint-stock Company “Tatneft” under the Health Ministry of the Republic of Tatarstan, Almetyevsk, Russia

Spontaneous rupture of the aorta is an uncommonly encountered acute surgical aortic pathology characterised by an utterly unfavourable prognosis. The article deals with a case report concerning successful endovascular treatment of spontaneous rupture of the thoracic portion of the aorta, followed by discussion of problems regarding aetiology, diagnosis, and therapeutic policy for such pathology.

KEY WORDS: spontaneous aortic rupture, penetrating aortic ulcer, endovascular prosthetic repair, hybrid surgical intervention.

P. 172

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