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Endovascular

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.
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.
January 10, 2021
An interesting retrospective study on the efficacy of the the US screening program for aortic aneurysmal disease in the abdomen. The discussion on the detective importance of clinical examination being complementary to sonography is pertinent.
December 10, 2020
An ad hoc interim analysis pursuant to previous publications raising concerns on Paclitaxel DCS in chronic critical and not-critical lower limb ischaemia. The short manuscript requires careful reading to form an individual opinion beyond the relatively simple arithmetics: slightly more deaths in the intervention group.
December 1, 2020
The authors depict a method of Type I aortic dissection repair with the use of direct aortic cannulation, moderate hypothermia with antegrade and retrograde cerebral perfusion, frozen elephant trunk, and Cabrol coronary anastomosis to facilitate root replacement.
November 28, 2020
A relatively recent, open-access, brief viewpoint on the utility of screening for thoracic aortic pathologies.
November 23, 2020
This study evaluated preoperative cerebrospinal fluid drainage (CSFD) In patients undergoing isolated descending TEVAR with or without arch involvement (+/− arch TEVAR).
November 12, 2020
The initial experience from Ann Arbor throughout a quarter of a century in malperfusion syndrome from type B (De Bakey III) aortic dissection is presented in this paper, juxtaposing early fenestrating and adjunct endovascular techniques to conservative treatments.
October 26, 2020
Within the limitations of a meta-analysis, a useful work advancing that PCI may have a hitherto masked or hidden mortality
October 18, 2020
In this article in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Drs Norton et al performed a single institution retrospective analysis of outcomes of 182 patients with acute type B aortic dissection who underwent fenestration/stenting for suspected malperfusion.

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