Treatment of acute thoracic aortic syndromes using endovascular techniques.

  title={Treatment of acute thoracic aortic syndromes using endovascular techniques.},
  author={Emrah Uğuz and Murat Canyiğit and Mete Hıdıroğlu and E. Ertug˘rul Şener},
  journal={Diagnostic and interventional radiology},
  volume={22 4},
PURPOSE Acute thoracic aortic syndrome (ATAS) is a novel term to define emergency aortic conditions with common clinical features and challenges. Traditional management of ATAS includes surgical replacement of the aorta and is correlated with high perioperative mortality and morbidity. We aimed to evaluate our experience and outcomes in patients presenting with ATAS, managed by endovascular techniques. METHODS This cohort consisted of 31 consecutive patients (24 males; mean age, 57.5±13.81… CONTINUE READING