Iatrogenic acute aortic dissection type A: insight from the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A (GERAADA).

@article{Rylski2013IatrogenicAA,
  title={Iatrogenic acute aortic dissection type A: insight from the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A (GERAADA).},
  author={Bartosz Rylski and Isabell Hoffmann and Friedhelm Beyersdorf and Michael J Suedkamp and Matthias Siepe and Brigitte Nitsch and Maria Blettner and Michael Andrew Borger and Ernst Weigang},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={353-9; discussion 359}
}
OBJECTIVES Previous investigators have reported a grave prognosis for iatrogenic acute aortic dissection (iAADA), but such studies are limited by their small sample sizes. The purpose of the current study was to analyse the clinical characteristics, current management and surgical outcomes in a large number of iAADA patients identified through a multicentre registry. METHODS Between July 2006 and June 2010, 50 centres participated in the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A… CONTINUE READING