IRAD experience on surgical type A acute dissection patients: results and predictors of mortality.

@article{Berretta2016IRADEO,
  title={IRAD experience on surgical type A acute dissection patients: results and predictors of mortality.},
  author={Paolo Berretta and Himanshu J. Patel and Thomas G. Gleason and Thoralf M. Sundt and Truls Myrmel and Nimesh Desai and Amit Korach and Antonello Panza and Joe Bavaria and A. Khoynezhad and Elise M. Woznicki and Dan G Montgomery and Eric M. Isselbacher and Roberto di Bartolomeo and Rossella Fattori and Christoph A. Nienaber and Kim Allan Eagle and Santi Trimarchi and Marco di Eusanio},
  journal={Annals of cardiothoracic surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={346-51}
}
Type A acute aortic dissection (TAAD) is a disease that has a catastrophic impact on a patient's life and emergent surgery represents a key goal of early treatment. Despite continuous improvements in imaging techniques, medical therapy and surgical management, early mortality in patients undergoing TAAD repair still remains high, ranging from 17% to 26%. In this setting, the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD), the largest worldwide registry for acute aortic dissection, was… CONTINUE READING

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IRAD experience on surgical type A acute dissection patients : results and predictors of mortality

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