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Descending Thoracic Aorta

April 8, 2019
The author presents a video of a simplistic technique for a fenestrated frozen elephant trunk (FET), which allows for more aggressive treatment of the aortic arch at the time of type A dissection, as well as stabilization of the true lumen.
August 30, 2017
Research recently published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery retrospectively compares outcomes of treatments for dissection of the descending thoracic or thoracoabdominal aorta.
March 30, 2017
A panel of experts met at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting to discuss the endovascular approach to descending thoracic aneurysms, including patient selection, surgical technique, and secondary open repair.
February 16, 2015
This video shows a very rare vascular injury occurring during VATS left upper lobectomy, and its repair. The case suggests some of the limitations of VATS procedures.
January 18, 2011
Patient SelectionIndications for endovascular repair of the thoracic aortic aneurysm (Figure 1) are:
September 1, 2010
A unique approach to surgical repair in a very high-risk patient with severe peripheral and cerebrovascular occlusive disease, coronary artery disease, chronic renal failue and COPD is described.

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