Laurent Jasaitis

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BACKGROUND The increasing number of obese patients eligible for cardiac surgery requires risks and benefits to be balanced in this population. AIMS To study the results of cardiac surgery in severely obese patients (body mass index [BMI]≥35 kg/m2). METHODS In this retrospective study of 3564 patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery between 2004 and(More)
Acute type A aortic dissection is a surgical emergency. Treatment is based on dissected ascending aortic replacement and correction of an associated aortic insufficiency. Catheterization of the axillary artery, open distal anastomosis and systematic resection of the intimal tear are the main surgical evolutions of the last years. They allowed to(More)
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