Complications after endovascular repair of acute symptomatic and chronic expanding Stanford type B aortic dissections.

@article{Bckler2006ComplicationsAE,
  title={Complications after endovascular repair of acute symptomatic and chronic expanding Stanford type B aortic dissections.},
  author={Dittmar B{\"o}ckler and Hardy Schumacher and Marika Ganten and Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk and Matthias H. M. Schwarzbach and Christian Fink and Hans-Ulrich Kauczor and Hubert J. Bardenheuer and J. -R. Allenberg},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={361-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To outline the complications after endovascular repair in patients with acute symptomatic and chronic expanding Stanford type B aortic dissections. METHODS Between 1997 and 2004, of 125 patients with acute and chronic aortic type B dissections, 88 were treated conservatively. Thirty-seven patients (29 male, mean age 58 years, range 30-82 years) underwent endovascular repair (30%) using 44 stent grafts of 3 different designs: Excluder (W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc, Flagstaff, Ariz… CONTINUE READING

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