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Conservative Management of Pulmonary Artery Dissection

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The pulmonary artery dissection (PAD) is a rare and life-threatening event, usually secondary to a chronic pulmonary artery hypertension. We report the case of pulmonary artery dissection undergoing medical treatment by conservative management, discovered by performing a computed tomography (CT), and describe the clinical and therapeutic characteristics with the literature review.

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Togo, S. , Ouattara, M. , Sankaré, I. , Yéna, S. , Diani, N. and Camara, A. (2015) Conservative Management of Pulmonary Artery Dissection. Surgical Science, 6, 311-316. doi: 10.4236/ss.2015.67047.


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