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Cerebral perfusion issues in acute type A aortic dissection without preoperative malperfusion: how do surgical factors affect outcomes?

Monday, October 24, 2016

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Source Name: Eur J Cardiothorac Surg


Marianna Buonocore, Cristiano Amarelli, Michelangelo Scardone, Angelo Caiazzo, Giuseppe Petrone, Luigi Majello, Pasquale Santé, Gianantonio Nappi, and Alessandro Della Corte

One-hundred eleven patients who underwent surgical repair of acute type A aortic dissection without preoperative malperfusion are analyzed for outcome with regard to arterial cannulation site, route of cerebral perfusion and surgeon’s specific experience. Potential biases are discussed.

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