Wrapping procedure for stanford type a acute aortic dissection: is there an indication for surgery without a cardiopulmonary bypass?

Abstract

A wrapping procedure for acute type A aortic dissection was performed on six elderly patients at high risk for conventional surgery. Aortic valve insufficiency was mild, with no malperfusion syndrome. A Teflon plaque or Dacron vascular prosthesis was passed around the aorta and tightened from the coronary ostia to the innominate artery. No severe neurologic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.12.083

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@article{Lopez2012WrappingPF, title={Wrapping procedure for stanford type a acute aortic dissection: is there an indication for surgery without a cardiopulmonary bypass?}, author={Stephane Lopez and D. B. le Roux and Alexandre Cazavet and Michel Tapia and Jacques Teboul and Bertrand L{\'e}obon and Yves Glock}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2012}, volume={94 3}, pages={990-1} }