Article Abstract

Aberrant subclavian: new face of an old disease

Authors: Saleem Jahangeer, Mohamad Bashir, Amer Harky, John Yap


An aneurysm of an aberrant subclavian artery is un usual prevalence of anomalies of aortic arch, with a literature reported prevalence of 2%. Timely elective intervention is of paramount. The advancement in stenting techniques has promoted this practice to be an alternative to conventional open surgical repair which is associated with high rates of perioperative complications including mortality outcomes. However, new faces of this old disease are emerging as we move to novelty and innovation era. We discuss in this review the advancements in this disease entity highlighting and collecting the world experiences.