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Korean Circ J. 2011 Mar;41(3):160-163. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.4070/kcj.2011.41.3.160
Lee MY , Lee MG , Hong KS , Lee CY , Park KT , Lee CW , Ryu MS , Kim YM , Hwang DH .
Department of Internal Medicine, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea. mglee@hallym.or.kr
Department of Radiology, Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract

Paraplegia secondary to spinal cord infarction is a recognized complication of open thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair. TAA is serious and unpredictable condition. Therefore, aortic repair requires thorough information on managing the potential complications will facilitate improve control the problem. We report the symptoms and management of paraplegia in a patient who underwent stent insertion as TAA.

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