African Annals of
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF THORACIC AND CARDIO-VASCULAR SURGEONS
  • Abbreviation: Afr. Ann. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1994-7461
  • DOI: 10.5897/AATCVS
  • Start Year: 2005
  • Published Articles: 38

Article in Press

bovine Aortic arch: cases report


  •  Received: 01 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 01 December 2020
A bovine aortic arch is the most common variant of aortic arch branching in humans with a frequency ranged from 15% to 27%(1-2).it will be considered as a risk factor for aortopathy as anevrysm and dissection. Methods: We report two cases with association of bovine aortic arch and aortopathy. Results: in both cases the discovery of the anomaly of the aortic arch was fortuitous Conclusion: A bovine aortic arch is frequent in patients with thoracic aortic disease than in the general population with a rapid evolution on the diameter of the aorta witch expose patient to more complications as anevrysm,rupture and dissection.It will be considered as a risk factor for aortopaty.

Keywords: bovine aortic arch- Aortopathy- Common birth aortic arch