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Single-centre Experience With the Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique in 251 Patients Over 15 Years

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Malakh Shrestha, Andreas Martens, Tim Kaufeld, Erik Beckmann, Sebastian Bertele, Heike Krueger, Julia Neuser, Felix Fleissner, Fabio Ius, Firas Abd Alhadi, Jasmin Hanke, Jan D. Schmitto, Serghei Cebotari, Matthias Karck, Axel Haverich, Ajay Chavan

The authors present an extensive experience with the Frozen Elephant Trunk procedure for aortic pathology of varying types. They provide useful tips for each type. The results justify the techniques. The authors also provide some insight into when results may not be so good.

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