Aortic dissection

Tear in Aorta Image

Emergency STENT GRAFT for aortic dissection in a case of RENAL TRANSPLANT

A young gentleman with high blood pressure and kidney failure had undergone a kidney transplant. The day after his surgery, while in ICU a tear in his aorta , the main blood vessel carrying blood from the heart was noticed. On evaluation with a CT scan a long tear in his aorta was seen starting from the chest till the blood vessel flowing into his left leg. Such tears in the aorta are seen in people who have high blood