Systemic inflammatory response after endoluminal stenting of the descending thoracic aorta.

@article{Akowuah2007SystemicIR,
  title={Systemic inflammatory response after endoluminal stenting of the descending thoracic aorta.},
  author={Enoch F Akowuah and P. J. Wilde and Gianni Angelini and Alan J. Bryan},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={741-3}
}
The effect of the underlying pathology on postoperative inflammation after stenting of the thoracic aorta has not been described. A retrospective review of patients undergoing thoracic aortic stents was performed. Patients with large degenerative aneurysms developed pyrexia and significantly raised CRP in the first 5 days after the procedure compared with the rest of the cohort. Endoluminal stenting of large degenerative descending thoracic aortic aneurysms is associated with post-implantation… CONTINUE READING

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