Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2012 • VOLUME 18 • №2

A rare case of surgical management of a patient with thoracic aortic aneurysm

Kospanov N.A., Mierbekov E.M, Eshmuratov T.Sh., Kodasbaev А.Т., Kirgizbaev S.Zh.

Department of Vascular Surgery National Scientific Centre of Surgery named after A.N. Syzganov, City of Almaty, Kazakhstan

Described in the article is a clinical case of successful surgical management of a male patient diagnosed with a syphilitic-origin aneurysm of the thoracic aorta isthmus, complicated by an aortopulmonary fistula. Also presented herein are the clinical pattern, findings of examination, and treatment policy. This is followed by a detailed description of both the course of the surgical intervention and outcomes obtained.

KEY WORDS: thoracic aortic aneurysm, aortitis, syphilis of the cardiovascular system.

P. 147-149

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