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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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Survival after endovascular therapy in patients with type B aortic dissection: a report from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD).
OBJECTIVES This study sought to evaluate long-term survival in type B aortic dissection patients treated with thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) therapy. BACKGROUND Historical data haveExpand
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A meta-analysis of minimally invasive versus conventional sternotomy for aortic valve replacement.
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (AVR) is increasingly used as an alternative to conventional AVR, despite limited randomized evidence available. To assess the evidence base, a systematicExpand
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Sutureless aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Sutureless aortic valve replacement (SU-AVR) has emerged as an innovative alternative for treatment of aortic stenosis. By avoiding the placement of sutures, this approach aims to reduceExpand
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Brain protection using antegrade selective cerebral perfusion: a multicenter study.
BACKGROUND To evaluate the results of antegrade selective cerebral perfusion as a method of brain protection during surgery of the thoracic aorta and to determine predictors of hospital mortality andExpand
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Antegrade selective cerebral perfusion during operations on the thoracic aorta: factors influencing survival and neurologic outcome in 413 patients.
OBJECTIVE We retrospectively analyzed hospital mortality and neurologic outcome after operations on the thoracic aorta with the aid of antegrade selective cerebral perfusion to determine a predictiveExpand
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Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest and antegrade selective cerebral perfusion during ascending aorta-hemiarch replacement: a retrospective comparative study.
OBJECTIVE We sought to compare the results of ascending aorta-hemiarch replacement by using 2 different methods of cerebral protection in terms of hospital mortality, neurologic outcome, and systemicExpand
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Clinical presentation, management, and short-term outcome of patients with type A acute dissection complicated by mesenteric malperfusion: observations from the International Registry of Acute Aortic
BACKGROUND Few data exist on clinical/imaging characteristics, management, and outcomes of patients with type A acute dissection and mesenteric malperfusion. METHODS Patients with type A acuteExpand
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IRAD experience on surgical type A acute dissection patients: results and predictors of mortality.
Type A acute aortic dissection (TAAD) is a disease that has a catastrophic impact on a patient's life and emergent surgery represents a key goal of early treatment. Despite continuous improvements inExpand
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Contemporary outcomes of conventional aortic valve replacement in 638 octogenarians: insights from an Italian Regional Cardiac Surgery Registry (RERIC).
OBJECTIVES Few data exist on contemporary outcomes after conventional aortic valve replacement (AVR) in the elderly. Accordingly, we evaluated contemporary outcomes and identified predictors ofExpand
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