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When to Consider Deferral of Surgery in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: A Review

Saturday, September 12, 2020

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Ashraf A. Sabe, MD, Edward Percy, MD, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, Ryan P. Plichta, MD, G. Chad Hughes, MD

In this article, the authors review the literature highlighting factors that increase a patient's risk in acute Type A aortic dissection repair and provides suggestions for risk stratification to guide timing of surgery in select patients.

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