Evidence of use of multilayer flow modulator stents in treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms and dissections.

@article{Oderich2017EvidenceOU,
  title={Evidence of use of multilayer flow modulator stents in treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms and dissections.},
  author={Gustavo S. Oderich},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={
          935-937
        }
}
Most patients with uncomplicated thoracic aortic dissections are effectively treated by medical therapy, but long-term outcomes remain sobering for those surviving to the chronic phase. It is estimated that >50% of these patients develop aneurysmal dilation in the thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta requiring repair or leading to rupture. Failure of medical… CONTINUE READING