Acute Intramural Hematoma of the Descending Aorta Treated with Stent Graft Repair Is Associated with a Better Prognosis.

@article{Ye2017AcuteIH,
  title={Acute Intramural Hematoma of the Descending Aorta Treated with Stent Graft Repair Is Associated with a Better Prognosis.},
  author={Kaichuang Ye and Jinbao Qin and Minyi Yin and Mi-er Jiang and Weimin Li and Xinwu Lu},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2017},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={1446-1453.e2}
}
PURPOSE To compare midterm outcomes of optimal medical treatment (OMT) alone with OMT and thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) of acute type B intramural hematoma (IMHB). MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective analysis was performed of 65 patients treated with OMT alone (31 patients) or OMT with TEVAR (34 patients) for acute uncomplicated or complicated IMHB from January 2006 to December 2015 in a single institution. Primary outcome was aortic-related mortality during follow-up. Secondary… CONTINUE READING

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