An elderly patient with non-corrected interruption of the aortic arch in need of total hip replacement: role of preoperative imaging

  • Tjorven Audenaert
  • Silvie Allaert
  • Johan De Sutter
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Aortic diseases Interrupted aortic arch Coarctation CT angiography Perioperative management 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Informed consent was obtained from the patient described in the manuscript.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tjorven Audenaert
    • 1
  • Silvie Allaert
    • 2
  • Johan De Sutter
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyAZ Maria Middelares HospitalGhentBelgium
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyAZ Maria Middelares HospitalGhentBelgium
  3. 3.Ghent UniversityGhentBelgium

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