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Aorta

June 9, 2021
Repair of arch aneurysm resulting from Behcet disease is shown in this video.
June 4, 2021
A good discussion on the concepts of: 1. aortic true lumen and false lumen behavior after repair of acute Type A aortic dissection2. distal anastomotic new entry tear after hemiarch repair3. impact of above on clinical outcomes4. strategies on preventing distal anastomotic entry tear 
May 11, 2021
The updated version of an expert viewpoint on resources for management of acute aortic syndrome in the United States is presented. The esteemed authors advance the position of positive volume–outcome relationship for surgery for acute De Bakey I and II (ATAAD).
May 2, 2021
The AATS expert consensus document was recently released and focused on surgical treatment of acute type A aortic dissection.
April 27, 2021
There are concerns surrounding false negative upper respiratory tract COVID-19 swabs in asymptomatic patients and planned for surgery. Two patients who underwent major elective cardiac surgery are presented.
April 23, 2021
The authors included type A aortic dissection patients from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection, who were managed surgically. Their aim was to evaluate the incidence and prognosis of patients with cerebral malperfusion.
April 18, 2021
The SVS and STS produced a document that offers a framework of language, including definitions of nomenclature and a description for a new classification system, to allow for more detailed discussions and reporting of type B aortic dissections.
April 12, 2021
In this video, we show in a step-by-step fashion how we could perform what is, to the best of our knowledge, the first total arch replacement with Frozen Elephant Trunk (FET) without circulatory arrest (CA) in a patient with type A acute dissection.
April 6, 2021
Left ventricular outflow tract aneurysm compressed the left main coronary artery and was repaired with CABG to LAD.
February 23, 2021
The authors present a surgical case report which focuses on the perfusion and brain protection strategies and the correlation between anatomical and CT/TEE findings.

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