Endovascular Treatment of Acute and Chronic Thoracic Aortic Injury

  title={Endovascular Treatment of Acute and Chronic Thoracic Aortic Injury},
  author={Jan Raupach and Alexander Ferko and Miroslav Loj{\'i}k and Anton{\'i}n Krajina and Jan Harrer and Jan Dominik},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
Our aim is to present midterm results after endovascular repair of acute and chronic blunt aortic injury. Between December 1999 and December 2005, 13 patients were endovascularly treated for blunt aortic injury. Ten patients, 8 men and 2 women, mean age 38.7 years, were treated for acute traumatic injury in the isthmus region of thoracic aorta. Stent-graftings were performed between the fifth hour and the sixth day after injury. Three patients (all males; mean age, 66 years; range, 59–71 years… CONTINUE READING


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