A Pushed Descending Aorta due to Hiatal Hernia.

Research paper by Cetin C Gecmen, Muzaffer M Kahyaoglu, Arzu A Kalayci, Ender Ozgun EO Cakmak, Ozkan O Candan, Ahmet A Guner, Ibrahim Akin IA Izgi, Cevat C Kirma

Indexed on: 21 Mar '19Published on: 09 Mar '19Published in: Aorta (Stamford, Conn.)


A 91-year-old female patient was admitted to hospital for evaluation of transcatheter aortic valve implantation. A chest radiography showed a hiatal hernia, and the stomach and duodenum appeared in the thoracic cavity. The descending aorta was pushed by the stomach and duodenum. Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.