Partial thrombosis of the false lumen in patients with acute type B aortic dissection.

@article{Tsai2007PartialTO,
  title={Partial thrombosis of the false lumen in patients with acute type B aortic dissection.},
  author={Thomas T. Tsai and Arturo Evangelista and Christoph A. Nienaber and Truls Myrmel and Gabriel Meinhardt and Jeanna V. Cooper and Dean E. Smith and T. Suzuki and Rossella Fattori and Alfredo Llovet and James B. Froehlich and Stuart Hutchison and Alessandro Distante and Thoralf M. Sundt and Joshua Beckman and James Louis Januzzi and Eric M. Isselbacher and Kim Allan Eagle},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={357 4},
  pages={349-59}
}
BACKGROUND Patency or thrombosis of the false lumen in type B acute aortic dissection has been found to predict outcomes. The prognostic implications of partial thrombosis of the false lumen have not yet been elucidated. METHODS We examined 201 patients with type B acute aortic dissection who were enrolled in the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection between 1996 and 2003 and who survived to hospital discharge. Kaplan-Meier mortality curves were stratified according to the status… CONTINUE READING
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