[Non-surgical treatment of aortic aneurysms and dissections: indications, strategies and outcome].

@article{Fattori2001NonsurgicalTO,
  title={[Non-surgical treatment of aortic aneurysms and dissections: indications, strategies and outcome].},
  author={Rossella Fattori and Gabriella Napoli and Massimiliano Favalli and Luigi Lovato and Cristina Grazia and Francesca Fusco and Giampaolo Gavelli},
  journal={La Radiologia medica},
  year={2001},
  volume={101 6},
  pages={488-94}
}
PURPOSE The endovascular treatment of the thoracic aorta is an effective alternative to open surgical repair and offers a therapeutic option even to patients at high risk for surgery. Our experience in the treatment of different diseases of descending thoracic aorta is reported. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between July 1997 and January 2001, 50 patients were selected for endovascular treatment: 36/50 patients presented high risk for conventional surgery. Six patients presented clinical and imaging… CONTINUE READING