Outcome after surgery for acute aortic dissection type A in patients over 70 years: data analysis from the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A (GERAADA).

@article{Rylski2011OutcomeAS,
  title={Outcome after surgery for acute aortic dissection type A in patients over 70 years: data analysis from the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A (GERAADA).},
  author={Bartosz Rylski and Michael J Suedkamp and Friedhelm Beyersdorf and Brigitte Nitsch and Isabell Hoffmann and Maria Blettner and Ernst Weigang},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={435-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The number of elderly patients undergoing emergency surgery for acute aortic dissection type A (AADA) is rising. Published results report a higher risk for these patients compared with younger patients. The aim of our study was to analyse the surgical outcome of these patients and to identify those at risk. METHODS Between July 2006 and June 2009, 44 centres participating in the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A (GERAADA) reported a total of 1558 patients. As many… CONTINUE READING

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