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2021 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Expert Consensus Document: Surgical Treatment of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection

Sunday, May 2, 2021

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Source Name: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


S. Christopher Malaisrie, Wilson Y. Szeto, Monika Halas, Leonard N. Girardi, Joseph S. Coselli, Thoralf M. Sundt, III, Edward P. Chen, Michael P. Fischbein, Thomas G. Gleason, Yutaka Okita, Maral Ouzounian, Himanshu J. Patel, Eric E. Roselli, Malakh L. Shrestha, Lars G. Svensson, Marc R. Moon, AATS Clinical Practice Standards Committee:Adult Cardiac Surgery

The AATS expert consensus document was recently released and focused on surgical treatment of acute type A aortic dissection. The documents provides evidence-based recommendations, including initial medical therapy, interhospital transfer, surgical triage, cannulation and perfusion strategy, aortic root management, ascending aorta and distal anastomosis, aortic arch management, malperfusion management, and postoperative considerations.


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