A useful detailed review (or state-of-the-art article) on revascularisation in extracardiac vascular stenoocclusive atheromatosis.
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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).
2021 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Expert Consensus Document: Surgical Treatment of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
May 2, 2021
The AATS expert consensus document was recently released and focused on surgical treatment of acute type A aortic dissection.
Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Reporting Standards for Type B Aortic Dissections
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.
February 21, 2021
An editorial that may herald the decrease in aspirinization and the rise of ticagrelor monotherapy in Percutaneous stenting of coronary arteries.
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.
Case Report: Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection After TAVR With an Uncovered Thoracic Endograft Without General Anesthesia
January 19, 2021
This is a case report of the repair of a type A aortic dissection after TAVR with an uncovered thoracic endograft.
Editor's Choice – European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2021 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Venous Thrombosis
January 16, 2021
A recent European consensus paper. Relatively easily read, and favouring meta-analyses over randomised trials. The bulk of the manuscript is of interest to all healthcare providers. The chapters 2.8.1 and 3.1.2 are of additional relevance to the ctsnet readership, as they summarise guidance on interventions.
Silent Brain Infarction After Endovascular Arch Procedures: Preliminary Results From the STEP Registry
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.