Patients with aneurysms 7 cm or greater demonstrated a higher probability of survival when treated immediately, compared to delayed repair, for patients under 80 years of age. An interesting attempt to construct a decision tool for aortic aneurysms.
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September 7, 2020
Robotic-Assisted Median Arcuate Ligament Release With Celiac Artery Lysis and Celiac Ganglion Neurolysis
August 31, 2020
This video demonstrates the technique of robotic-assisted median arcuate ligament release with celiac artery lysis and celiac ganglion neurolysis.
Modified Reimplantation of Tricuspid Aortic Valve in a Patient With Type I DeBakey Acute Aortic Dissection
August 21, 2020
The authors present a clinical video of modified aortic root reconstruction with valve preservation in a patient with an acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection.
August 20, 2020
This succinct article reviews the contemporary literature regarding sex differences in thoracic aortic disease including the epidemiology, biology, natural history, surgical management and outcomes.
July 31, 2020
This video presents the first application of a novel hybrid graft for frozen elephant trunk surgery.
"Sandwich" Frozen Elephant Trunk and Left Axillary Cannulation Facilitates Repair of Ruptured Aortic Arch and Descending Aorta
July 30, 2020
This video depicts the "hybrid" reconstruction utilized to reconstruct an emergent rupture of the distal aortic arch in a patient with a previous type I dissection repair.
July 14, 2020
This video details the operative steps and technique of root and total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk for aortic dissection, as described by Dr Sun.
Society for Vascular Surgery Clinical Practice Guidelines for Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR)
July 8, 2020
Upchurch and coauthors have recently published the practice guidelines on thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) in the mangement of thoracic aortic aneurysms.
June 23, 2020
This video demonstrates the resection and replacement of the superior vena cava (SVC) and left innominate vein for the surgical treatment of a large invasive thymoma.
June 19, 2020
A large retrospective review of almost three decades of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, with considerable educational value especially on the anatomicoclinical correlations of the spinal vasculature.