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Traumatic Aortic Dissection with Surgical Repair
This medical exhibit begins with a surgical orientaion of the posterolateral thoracotomy incision. It then features one large anterior cut-away view of the chest including a clear view of the heart and aorta. This image illustrates a traumatic dissection of the descending aorta including the resulting pseudoaneurysm. Three of the thoracotomy and graft repair procedure include the placement of the bypass, application of clamps, opening of the aorta and the placement of the graft.