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Is it possible to develop a chronic cough after aortic dissection surgery?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

Yes, especially if performed via thoraocotomy .
.. Less so if performed endovascularly ...

In brief: Possibly

Yes, especially if performed via thoraocotomy .
.. Less so if performed endovascularly ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Aortic dissection or aortic dissection surgery can irritate the phrenic nerve which control the diaphragm. If it is irritated by the aneurysm or with the surgery it can result in a chronic cough.
This should be brought to the surgeon's attention as a chronic cough could provoke additional injury to the aortic if it is severe enough.

In brief: Yes

Aortic dissection or aortic dissection surgery can irritate the phrenic nerve which control the diaphragm. If it is irritated by the aneurysm or with the surgery it can result in a chronic cough.
This should be brought to the surgeon's attention as a chronic cough could provoke additional injury to the aortic if it is severe enough.
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
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