Outcomes after surgical treatment for type A acute aortic dissection in octogenarians: a multicenter study.

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BACKGROUND Management of octogenarian patients with acute type A acute aortic dissection is controversial. This study analyzed the surgical outcomes to identify patients who should undergo operations. METHODS Beginning January 2000, we established a registry including all octogenarian patients operated on for type A acute aortic dissection. We evaluated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.04.096

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