A Case Report of Postpartum Acute Aortic Dissection

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avatar Maryam Taherkhani 1 , avatar Adineh Taherkhani 2 , *

Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Clinical Research Center of Loghman Hakim Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

how to cite: Taherkhani M, Taherkhani A . A Case Report of Postpartum Acute Aortic Dissection. Int J Cardio Pract. 2021;6(1):e131476. doi: 10.5812/ijcp-131476.

Abstract

Acute aortic dissection is a rare but lethal disaster during pregnancy and early postpartum. It has a very high mortality. Emergent or urgent surgical correction is the preferred treatment for the most patients. We report a case of postpartum type A aortic dissection who underwent successful emergent Bental procedure.

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