Acute dissecting aneurysm of the aorta after renal transplantation

S. E. Okiye, S. Sterioff, Hartzell V Schaff, D. E. Engen, H. Zincke

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We report on a man with a long history of systemic lupus erythematosus, who had signs and symptoms of a dissecting aortic aneurysm 25 days after receiving a living related donor transplant. The aneurysm was repaired successfully while the patient was on immunosuppression. However, the patient died 3 weeks later of cytomegalovirus pneumonia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)803-804
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1983

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  • Urology

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