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The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD): new insights into an old disease.
CONTEXT Acute aortic dissection is a life-threatening medical emergency associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Data are limited regarding the effect of recent imaging and therapeuticExpand
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[2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases].
Authors/Task Force members: Raimund Erbel* (Chairperson) (Germany), Victor Aboyans* (Chairperson) (France), Catherine Boileau (France), Eduardo Bossone (Italy), Roberto Di Bartolomeo (Italy), HolgerExpand
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Intensive lipid lowering with simvastatin and ezetimibe in aortic stenosis.
BACKGROUND Hyperlipidemia has been suggested as a risk factor for stenosis of the aortic valve, but lipid-lowering studies have had conflicting results. METHODS We conducted a randomized,Expand
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Presentation, Diagnosis, and Outcomes of Acute Aortic Dissection: 17-Year Trends From the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
BACKGROUND Diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of acute aortic dissection (AAS) are changing. OBJECTIVES This study examined 17-year trends in the presentation, diagnosis, and hospital outcomes ofExpand
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Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts.
Between 43,000 and 47,000 people die annually in the United States from diseases of the aorta and its branches and continues to increase. For the thoracic aorta, these diseases are increasinglyExpand
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Nonsurgical reconstruction of thoracic aortic dissection by stent-graft placement.
BACKGROUND The treatment of thoracic aortic dissection is guided by prognostic and anatomical information. Proximal dissection requires surgery, but the appropriate treatment of distal thoracicExpand
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Intramural hemorrhage of the thoracic aorta. Diagnostic and therapeutic implications.
BACKGROUND Intramural hemorrhage (IMH) was recently identified at necropsy and anecdotally in vivo as a unique aortic syndrome (without entry and with no flap-like intraluminal component, such asExpand
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Intramyocardial delivery of CD133+ bone marrow cells and coronary artery bypass grafting for chronic ischemic heart disease: safety and efficacy studies.
OBJECTIVES Cell therapy may offer novel therapeutic options for chronic ischemic heart disease. In a clinical trial, we first assessed the feasibility and safety of intramyocardial CD133+ bone marrowExpand
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Endovascular stent-graft placement in aortic dissection: a meta-analysis.
AIMS This article summarizes all available published data with respect to clinical success, complications, and outcomes of endovascular stent-graft placement among patients with descending aorticExpand
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Interdisciplinary expert consensus document on management of type B aortic dissection.
An expert multidisciplinary panel in the treatment of type B aortic dissection reviewed available literature to develop treatment algorithms using a consensus method. Data from 63 studies publishedExpand
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