Dissection of aorta

Known as: aortic dissections, aorta dissection, dissection aorta 
A progressive tear in the tissue lining the aorta, characterized by the passage of blood from the tunica intima into, and partially through, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) represents a novel concept for type B aortic dissection. Although life… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Studies of aortic aneurysm patients have shown that the risk of rupture increases with aortic size. However, few… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Clinical profiles and outcomes of patients with acute type B aortic dissection have not been evaluated in the current… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to better characterize the young patient with aortic dissection (AoD). BACKGROUND Aortic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Aortic intramural hematoma (IMH) is a variant of overt aortic dissection. The predictors of progression of IMH to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A BSTRACT Background The standard treatment for acute aortic dissection is either surgical or medical therapy, depending on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence and mortality as well as to analyze the clinical and pathologic changes of aortic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The treatment of thoracic aortic dissection is guided by prognostic and anatomical information. Proximal dissection… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The association of congenital aortic valve malformation and aortic dissection is analyzed. Over a 30 year period, 186 patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Among 161 necropsy cases of aortic dissection, 87 (54%) were type I, 34 (21%) type II, and 40 (25%) type III, and an intimal tear… (More)
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