Complicated acute type B dissection: is surgery still the best option?: a report from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.

@article{Fattori2008ComplicatedAT,
  title={Complicated acute type B dissection: is surgery still the best option?: a report from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.},
  author={Rossella Fattori and Thomas T. Tsai and Truls Myrmel and Arturo Evangelista and Jeanna V. Cooper and Santi Trimarchi and Jin Li and Luigi Lovato and Stephan Kische and Kim Allan Eagle and Eric M. Isselbacher and Christoph A. Nienaber},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={395-402}
}
OBJECTIVES Impact on survival of different treatment strategies was analyzed in 571 patients with acute type B aortic dissection enrolled from 1996 to 2005 in the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection. BACKGROUND The optimal treatment for acute type B dissection is still a matter of debate. METHODS Information on 290 clinical variables were compared, including demographics; medical history; clinical presentation; physical findings; imaging studies; details of medical, surgical… CONTINUE READING