In this mandatory national clinical registry analysis of acute aortic dissections, in-hospital mortality was 18 percent in 859 patients who underwent repair of type A dissections vs. 52 percent in 298 unoperated-on type A patients, and 13 percent in 122 patients who underwent surgical or endovascular repair of type B dissections vs.
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December 7, 2023
Total Aortic Arch Repair and Partial Removal of Endograft After Ruptured Type B Aortic Dissection Repair
November 23, 2023
This video demonstrates a technique of total arch repair with partial removal of endograft in a patient with recent history of emergent TEVAR for ruptured TBAD.
November 17, 2023
As a part of the 2023 Australian Thoracic Aortic Symposium, international guest presenter Prof. Nikos Tsilimparis presented on his state-of-the-art method for total endovascular aortic arch repair.
November 7, 2023
This video illustrates surgical repair of double aortic arch through a sternotomy.
Repair of Truncus Arteriosus with Interrupted Aortic Arch and Moderate to Severe Truncal Valve Regurgitation
September 18, 2023
This video demonstrates the surgical technique for a complex truncal valve repair during the neonatal age period with associated interrupted aortic arch, ventricular septal defect, PDA, and PFO.
Updated JCS/JSCVS/JATS/JSVS 2020 Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic Dissection
September 5, 2023
This is the latest (third) version of Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic Dissection
July 20, 2023
This expert single-center series analyzes 1,429 ascending aorta and arch replacements performed between 1991 and 2020 with circulatory arrest at nadir temperatures of 14 to 20°C with retrograde cerebral perfusion, including 464 acute type A dissections. The authors report overall operative mortality of 8.9 percent and stroke rate of 8.4 percent.
May 4, 2023
A team of surgeons at National Heart Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia collaborated with a team from the University of Michigan to complete the first total aortic arch replacement in the country. Despite the patient’s 8 cm aortic dissection, the procedure was uneventful with no complications.
April 25, 2023
This video presents the “Buff Cuff” technique, a modified zone 2 arch replacement that uses a shorter stent, ending proximal to the left subclavian artery, to preserve flow to distal vasculature and optimize the future landing zone for thoracic branch endografts.
Reoperative Aortic Root and Cabrol Procedure with Aortic Arch and Descending Thoracic Aorta Replacement
March 21, 2023
This video shows a sixty-three-year-old man with a prior mechanical Cabrol and total aortic arch replacement who developed a graft infection requiring a reoperative aortic root and carbol procedure with an aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta replacement.