[Minimally invasive therapy options in aortic dissections].

  title={[Minimally invasive therapy options in aortic dissections].},
  author={Ajay Chavan and Michael Galanski and Maximillian Pichlmaier},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  volume={172 7},
Current day therapy for aortic dissection is aimed at the relief of branch vessel ischemia and the prevention of aortic rupture or aneurysm formation. Malperfusion complicating aortic dissection has historically been treated by surgery. Operations in patients with branch-vessel involvement may be technically difficult and the operative mortality is reported… CONTINUE READING