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Aortic Endovascular Stenting in Patients With Systemic Connective Tissue Disorders: Does the Prohibitive Dogma Still Stand Tall?
In this brief review, the authors elaborate on status quo of the use of endovascular stent grafts in the management of patients with connective tissue disorders. Because the radial force and circumferential stress on the native aorta remains a signficant issue that leads to stent graft failure, open surgical repair remains the gold standard in most of such patients.