Rapid pacing for better placing: comparison of techniques for precise deployment of endografts in the thoracic aorta.

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PURPOSE To investigate the safety, efficacy, impact on positioning, and neurocognitive outcomes of 3 conceptually different methods of avoiding the "windsock" effect during thoracic stent-graft placement. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of 70 patients (48 men; mean age 63 years) who underwent elective or emergency stent-graft placement in the… (More)

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