Early and late outcomes of repaired acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection after graft replacement.

@article{Omura2016EarlyAL,
  title={Early and late outcomes of repaired acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection after graft replacement.},
  author={Atsushi Omura and Shunsuke Miyahara and Katsuhiro Yamanaka and Toshihito Sakamoto and Masamichi Matsumori and Kenji Okada and Yutaka Okita},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={151 2},
  pages={341-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to determine the impact of the extent of graft replacement on early and late outcomes in acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection. METHODS Between October 1999 and July 2014, 197 consecutive patients were surgically treated for acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection. The extent of graft replacement (hemiarch, partial, or total arch replacement) was mainly determined by the location of the primary entry. Early and late results were compared in patients after… CONTINUE READING