Association of variant arch anatomy with type B aortic dissection and hemodynamic mechanisms.

@article{Shalhub2018AssociationOV,
  title={Association of variant arch anatomy with type B aortic dissection and hemodynamic mechanisms.},
  author={Sherene Shalhub and Michal Sch{\"a}fer and Thomas S. Hatsukami and Matthew P. Sweet and Jason J Reynolds and Ferdia A Bolster and Susanna Hewon Shin and Thomas Brett Reece and Niten Singh and Benjamin Ware Starnes and Omid Jazaeri},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVE Congenital aortic arch variations are more common in patients with thoracic aortic disease for reasons unknown. Additionally, little is understood about their relation to type B aortic dissections (TBAD) specifically. We investigated the prevalence of variant aortic arch anatomy in patients with TBAD compared with controls. To understand the… CONTINUE READING