DON E. SANDO, M.D.; STANDIFORD HELM, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The volume of literature concerning dissecting aneurysm of the aorta has become so great since Shennan's monograph in 19341 that only an unusual case seems to warrant recording. In the one to be presented, a coarctation developed following a "double barreled" transformation of the aorta from its ring to bifurcation.
A 39 year old single white female office worker had enjoyed good health until November 27, 1945, when, while working at her desk, she suffered a sudden onset of constantly boring pain radiating from the tip of her sternum through to her back. This occurred at a time
SANDO DE, HELM S. ACQUIRED COARCTATION IN THE NEW CHANNEL OF A HEALED DISSECTING AORTIC ANEURYSM1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:793–802. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-4-793
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(4):793-802.
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