Experimental model of acute aortic rupture with porcine aortas

Tomasz Dziodzio, Adel Sakic, Radoslaw Kozaryn, Fabian Plank, Johannes Holfeld, Günter Klima, Martin Czerny, Michael Grimm & Roland Schistek
Introduction: Few is known about the pressure leading to rupture of normal aortic tissue. The aim of our study was to evaluate maximum pressures causing acute aortic ruptures and correlate these results with mechanical properties of the aortic wall using ex-vivo porcine aortic specimens. Material[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]