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Aorta

March 7, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Mohamad Bashir moderates a discussion on the importance of valve repair in aortic root aneurysm.
March 5, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a two-stage hybrid treatment for DeBakey type I aortic dissection, consisting of an ascending aorta and arch replacement with elephant trunk technique and endovascular treatment of the descending aorta.
March 1, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest One of the professional golfers who qualified for this weekend’s PGA Tour event is also a two-time heart transplant recipient.  
February 19, 2019
This review summarizes the current understanding of the inherited basis for aortic aneurysmal disease and clearly highlights the need to differentiate between thoracic and abdominal aortic manifestations.
February 14, 2019
In the latest issue of JACC, the Stanford group led by Dr. Dake published a retrospective study to evaluate the effectiveness of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) compared to open surgical repair for descending aortic aneurysms.  
February 13, 2019
In this paper, Dr Coselli and colleagues analyzed their experience with spinal cord deficit (SCD) after 1114 extent II open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repairs performed from 1991-2017.
February 8, 2019
The European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery published The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2019 clinical practice guidelines on the management of abdominal aortoiliac artery aneurysms.
February 7, 2019
Aung Ye Oo of The Barts Heart Centre in London, UK, discusses the use of endovascular stents in patients with connective tissue disorders.
February 6, 2019
On February 4, 2019, Cook Medical announced recent approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Zenith Dissection Endovascular System. The system consists of a proximal stent-graft component and a distal bare stent component. It provides a less invasive alternative to open surgery for repair of type B dissections.
February 5, 2019
In this systemic review and meta-analysis, the authors compared outcomes for patients undergoing aortic root replacement to those undergoing a David operation. Mosbahi and colleagues analyzed 27 studies that included a total of 3058 patients with acute type A aortic dissections.

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