Adjuncts during surgery of the thoracoabdominal aorta and their impact on neurologic outcome: distal aortic perfusion and cerebrospinal fluid drainage.

Abstract

The adjunct (distal aortic perfusion, cerebrospinal fluid drainage, and moderate hypothermia) has been our mainstay in the prevention of paraplegia and paraparesis during repair of the descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta.

DOI: 10.1510/mmcts.2006.001933

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@article{Estrera2006AdjunctsDS, title={Adjuncts during surgery of the thoracoabdominal aorta and their impact on neurologic outcome: distal aortic perfusion and cerebrospinal fluid drainage.}, author={Anthony L. Estrera and C Chaussain Miller and Ali Azizzadeh and Hazim J. Safi}, journal={Multimedia manual of cardiothoracic surgery : MMCTS}, year={2006}, volume={2006 1009}, pages={mmcts.2006.001933} }