Profound bilateral deafness complicating aortic arch surgery

Fabienne Carré, Elisabeth Mamelle, Suzanne Ferrier, Paul Achouh
2020 Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  
Hearing loss is a rare complication of cardiac surgery; bilateral profound deafness has never been reported in this setting. A 45-year-old male presented with profound bilateral sudden deafness following arch surgery and frozen elephant trunk. Patient's presentation, surgery details and aetiological mechanisms are discussed.
doi:10.1093/icvts/ivaa256 pmid:33450028 fatcat:qwiszixpgvhfzdnqjo7xnrqysy