Korean J Med.  2016 May;90(5):433-439. 10.3904/kjm.2016.90.5.433.

Type B Aortic Dissection with Malperfusion of Both Common Iliac Arteries That Underwent Stent Placement Using the Left Brachial Approach

  • 1Cardiovascular Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea. glaraone@hanmail.net


Malperfusion syndrome is a complication of acute descending aortic dissection (DAD) and it is associated with a poor clinical outcome. Surgical treatment for it has a high rate of mortality. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for DAD with malperfusion syndrome has resulted in good clinical outcomes. However, when both common iliac arteries are compromised by a false lumen, it is impossible to conduct TEVAR because there is no accessible artery. We successfully treated a case of DAD with malperfusion syndrome in which both common iliac arteries were compromised by placing stents in both arteries using the left brachial approach.


Aorta; Aortic dissection; Stents; Endovascualar procedures
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