TITLE

The Descending Thoracic Aorta as a Source of Arterial Embolic Disease: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Crutchfield, Edward H.; Katras, Tony; Stanton Jr., Paul E.
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Nov1998, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p1079
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the case of a previously healthy 33-year-old white male with a long history of intravenous drug use and a bilateral ischemia in his lower extremities, secondary to thromboemboli. Diagnostic evaluation; Initial surgical intervention; Bilateral femoral thrombectomies; Right distal popliteal thromboemboli; Left lower extremity fasciotomy for compartment syndrome.
ACCESSION #
1240863

 

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