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Descending Thoracic Aorta

October 22, 2021
A brief focused commentary on a recent medium size Japanese series of succesful surgery for Acute Aortic Syndrome. The limitations of the series presented in well- written Uchida manuscript( and already to the last AATS Meeting) are being explored, and the commentators' allusion to the need for randomised trial is evident.
October 8, 2021
Objective: The aim of the study was to determine cause-specific mortality in TBAD and to evaluate the clinical characteristics associated with aorta-related and non aorta-related mortality.
September 27, 2021
A small meta-analysis suggesting a bemefit of vascular ultrasound for access to the groin vessels in TAVI. The utility of ultrasonography may be extended in access for groin cannulation in aortovascular surgery and ECMO 
September 24, 2021
A comprehensive update on the evidence on the management of acute aortic syndromes, including IMH. Of particular interest is the robust recommendation to bypass non-dedicated aortic centers even to the expense of increased transit time in order to offer management in a Comprehensive Aortic Center (CAC).
June 11, 2021
A useful detailed review (or state-of-the-art article) on revascularisation in extracardiac vascular stenoocclusive atheromatosis.
May 2, 2021
The AATS expert consensus document was recently released and focused on surgical treatment of acute type A aortic dissection.
March 9, 2021
A brief editorial with a clear message on the importance of genomics in tailoring aortic surgery to individual patients' long-term outlook.in bicuspid aortic valve disease in the absence of arch dilatation 
January 25, 2021
This is a comprehensive review on ischemic spinal cord injury following of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic repair, including monitoring, early diagnosis, blood and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers, and preventive measures. 
January 16, 2021
Advances in neuromonitoring and related screening by imaging constitute an expanding field of cardiovascular perioperative care, attracting the readership of interventional and conventional surgical providers.
November 28, 2020
A relatively recent, open-access, brief viewpoint on the utility of screening for thoracic aortic pathologies.

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