Long-term survival after surgical treatment of patients with Takayasu's arteritis.

@article{Miyata2003LongtermSA,
  title={Long-term survival after surgical treatment of patients with Takayasu's arteritis.},
  author={Tetsuro Miyata and Osamu Sato and Hiroyuki Koyama and Hiroshi Shigematsu and Yusuke Tada},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2003},
  volume={108 12},
  pages={1474-80}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical interventions have been performed to ameliorate the complications of Takayasu's arteritis. However, the efficacy of surgery to increase long-term survival has not been established. METHODS AND RESULTS A retrospective review was performed on the survival of 106 consecutive patients with Takayasu's arteritis who underwent surgical… CONTINUE READING