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Analysis of Perioperative Outcome and Long-Term Survival Rate of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in Uncomplicated Type B Dissection: Single-Center Experience With 751 Patients

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Gui-Qiang Gao, Shang-Dong Xu, Chang-Wei Ren, Sheng Yang, Chao-Liang Liu, Jun Zhen, Yong-Min Liu, Jun-Ming Zhu, Lian-Jun Huang, Li-Zhong Sun

This is a report on outcomes after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for uncomplicated type B dissection in 751 patients. Ten-year survival was 83% and the 10-year reintervention rate was 10%. The authors concluded that TEVAR may be considered a first choice for patients with uncomplicated type B dissection. 

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