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Inducing false lumen thrombosis for retrograde type A aortic dissection

Monday, March 27, 2017

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic and Cardioavascular Surgery


Rongjie Zhang, Jian Zhou, Jiaxuan Feng, Zhiqing Zhao, Junjun Liu, Zhenjiang Li, Rui Feng, Zaiping Jing

The authors sought to enhance the landing zone in management of retrograde Type A aortic dissection by inducing thrombosis of the false lumen as a first stage followed by TEVAR.  Management was successful in all 9 pts in whom it was attempted.   

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