Aortic root surgery improves long-term survival after acute type A aortic dissection.

  title={Aortic root surgery improves long-term survival after acute type A aortic dissection.},
  author={Ilir Hysi and Françis Juthier and Olivier Fabre and Olivier P. Fouquet and Natacha Rousse and Carlo Banfi and Claire Pinçon and Alain Prat and Andr{\'e} Vincentelli},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to analyze the long term survival of patient operated on for acute type A aortic dissection. METHODS Between 1990 and 2010, 226 patients underwent emergency surgical operation for acute type A aortic dissection. We have followed the long-term outcomes. RESULTS 144 patients were operated on with a supracommissural replacement of the ascending aorta (SCR) and 82 with an aortic root surgery (ARS, including 77 Bentall procedures and 5 Tirone David operations). Aortic… CONTINUE READING


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