Penn classification in acute aortic dissection patients.


OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Penn classification in predicting in-hospital mortality after surgery in acute type A aortic dissection patients. METHODS We evaluated 58 patients (42 men and 16 women; mean age 62.17 ± 10.6 years) who underwent emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection between… (More)
DOI: 10.2143/AC.71.2.3141855


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