Comparative effectiveness of the treatments for thoracic aortic transection [corrected].

@article{Murad2011ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative effectiveness of the treatments for thoracic aortic transection [corrected].},
  author={Mohammad Hassan Murad and Adnan Z. Rizvi and Rafael Demarchi Malgor and Jantey Carey and Aziz A. Alkatib and Patricia J. Erwin and W. Anthony Lee and Ronald M. Fairman},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={193-199.e1-21}
}
OBJECTIVES To synthesize the available evidence regarding the outcomes associated with nonoperative management, open repair, and endovascular repair of thoracic aortic transection. METHODS We searched electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE Cochrane, Web of Science, and Scopus) for studies that enrolled patients with aortic transection and measured the outcomes of interest. Two reviewers determined study eligibility and extracted data. We estimated the event rate associated with the different… CONTINUE READING