Intermediate to long-term outcomes of endoluminal stent-graft repair in patients with chronic type B aortic dissection.

@article{Kim2009IntermediateTL,
  title={Intermediate to long-term outcomes of endoluminal stent-graft repair in patients with chronic type B aortic dissection.},
  author={Ung Kim and Sung-Jin Hong and Jaedeok Kim and Jung-sun Kim and Y -G Ko and Donghoon Choi and Do Yun Lee and Byung-Chul Chang and W C Shim},
  journal={Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={42-7}
}
PURPOSE To assess mid- to long-term clinical results of stent-graft repair in patients with type B aortic dissection. METHODS Retrospective analysis was done on 72 patients (47 men; mean age 55+/-12 years) who were diagnosed with chronic type B aortic dissection and underwent stent-graft repair from June 1994 to December 2007. Two types of stent-grafts were employed. Prior to 2000, a custom-designed stent-graft composed of self-expanding Z-type stainless steel stents covered with woven… CONTINUE READING

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