Aortic remodeling after endografting of thoracoabdominal aortic dissection.

@article{Rodrguez2008AorticRA,
  title={Aortic remodeling after endografting of thoracoabdominal aortic dissection.},
  author={Julio Antonio Virseda Rodr{\'i}guez and Dawn M Olsen and Leonardo Aguiar Lucas and Grayson H. Wheatley and Venkatesh G. Ramaiah and Edward B. Diethrich},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={1188-94}
}
PURPOSE This study assessed the clinical outcome, morphologic changes, and behavior of acute and chronic type B aortic dissections after endovascular repair and evaluated the extent of dissection and diameter changes in the true (TL), false (FL), and whole lumen (WL) during follow-up. METHODS From May 2000 to September 2006, preprocedural and follow-up computed tomography scans were evaluated in 106 patients. Indices of the TL (TLi) and FL (FLi) were calculated at the proximal (p), middle (m… CONTINUE READING

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