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Aortic Aneurysm

March 21, 2024
This video presents a complex cardiac surgical challenge. The authors salvage a young life from a redo Bentall procedure with a repeat to aortic pseudoaneurysm repair.
March 14, 2024
In the last decades, four different scores for the prediction of mortality following surgery for type A acute aortic dissection (TAAD) were proposed. Researchers aimed to validate these scores in a large external multicenter cohort. The study retrospectively analyzed patients who underwent surgery for TAAD between 2000 and 2020.
January 4, 2024
Acute type A aortic dissection is a highly morbid condition, with high mortality approaching about 40 percent. The authors of this article report that women tend to present with more atypical symptoms and have earlier deterioration compared to men, including neurological dysfunction and more aortic rupture events before surgical intervention.
December 14, 2023
This article is a registry review form an international voluntary registry. The retrospective historical data can be juxtaposed favorably with the recently published article on acute dissection in Denmark from a compulsory national registry. The main strength of the paper is the succinct discussion.
November 24, 2023
As a part of the 2023 Australian Thoracic Aortic Symposium, Dr. Aung Oo presented on his methods for bottom-up thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
November 15, 2023
A review of voluntary international multi-registry data on salvage of failed catheter insertion of stent grafts for aortic aneurysms
November 2, 2023
In this video, the surgeons approached a giant left atrial aneurysm by transecting the IVC and lifting the heart superiorly and anteriorly, which provided excellent exposure of the LA structures and the aneurysm.
October 11, 2023
This video describes a stepwise approach to repair of a thrombosed infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm with a Dacron graft.
September 29, 2023
As a part of the 2023 Australian Thoracic Aortic Symposium, Dr. Joe Coselli presented on his methods for open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Dr. Coselli is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
September 12, 2023
Survivors of Acute Stanford B (DeBakey III) in Holland: a patient-cantered follow-up indicating that the treatment strategy did not influence quality of life.