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Description: This stock medical exhibit portrays a traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta with surgical repair. The first two illustrations show the post-accident condition, including a large mediastinal hematoma and traumatic transection of the descending thoracic aorta. The third illustration shows the first step of the procedure in which a left postero-lateral thoracotomy incision is made to access the transected aorta. The fourth illustration shows the isolation and clamping of the transected aorta and the evacuation of the hematoma. The fifth illustration shows the suturing of a graft across the defect in the aorta. The sixth illustration shows the removal of the clamps and the restoration of blood flow.

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This stock medical exhibit portrays a traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta with surgical repair. The first two illustrations show the post-accident condition, including a large mediastinal hematoma and traumatic transection of the descending thoracic aorta. The third illustration shows the first step of the procedure in which a left postero-lateral thoracotomy incision is made to access the transected aorta. The fourth illustration shows the isolation and clamping of the transected aorta and the evacuation of the hematoma. The fifth illustration shows the suturing of a graft across the defect in the aorta. The sixth illustration shows the removal of the clamps and the restoration of blood flow.

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Traumatic Rupture of the Thoracic Aorta with Surgical Repair


 
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