Open surgical repair for chronic type B aortic dissection: a systematic review.


BACKGROUND The treatment of chronic type B aortic dissection (CBAD) remains complicated. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) has supplanted open surgical repair (OSR) as the preferred surgical treatment for CBAD. Despite TEVAR's superior short-term results, much less is understood about its long-term outcomes. As much of the understanding of OSR… (More)
DOI: 10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2014.07.10

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