Prevention of paraplegia during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

@article{Bicknell2009PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of paraplegia during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.},
  author={Colin D. Bicknell and Celia V. Riga and John N H Wolfe},
  journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={654-60}
}
Paraplegia affects up to 22% of patients undergoing thoarcoabdominal aneurysm surgery, producing long-term morbidity and a significant burden to healthcare. This article discusses the mechanisms that may lead to paraplegia during open and endovascular repair from an anatomical and physiological perspective. There are many adjuncts that must be considered to reduce the risk of spinal cord injury, such as revascularisation of intercostal arteries, maintenance of high mean blood pressure, spinal… CONTINUE READING
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