An acquired aorta-to-pulmonary artery shunt from rupture of a thoracic aortic aneurysm in an elderly patient is reported. The diagnosis was suspected clinically and was confirmed by special cardiac studies. Surgical intervention was refused by the patient who died shortly after admission to the hospital.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||British Heart Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 1 1970|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine