Proximal reoperations after repaired acute type A aortic dissection.

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BACKGROUND Concerned with the associated risks of proximal reoperation, some have proposed an aggressive approach of aortic root replacement during emergent repair of acute type A aortic dissection. Because few data exist regarding late reoperations, we report outcomes of proximal reoperation after repaired type A aortic dissection. METHODS Between… (More)

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@article{Estrera2007ProximalRA, title={Proximal reoperations after repaired acute type A aortic dissection.}, author={Anthony L. Estrera and Charles C. Miller and M. Villa and Taek-Yeon Lee and Riad Meada and Adel D. Irani and Ali Azizzadeh and Sheila M. Coogan and Hazim J. Safi}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2007}, volume={83 5}, pages={1603-8; discussion 1608-9} }