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.
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Silent Brain Infarction After Endovascular Arch Procedures: Preliminary Results From the STEP Registry
January 16, 2021
December 2, 2020
In the video, the authors describe their standard approach for complex zone 2 repair of aortic arch in the setting of type A aortic dissection.
Commentary: Lack of Screening Makes Primary Prevention Most Effective to Reduce the Mortality of Aortic Dissection
November 28, 2020
A relatively recent, open-access, brief viewpoint on the utility of screening for thoracic aortic pathologies.
Management of Acute Type B Aortic Dissection With Malperfusion Via Endovascular Fenestration/Stenting
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.
Triage and Management of Aortic Emergencies During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: A Consensus Document Supported by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS)
October 30, 2020
This joint consensus document aims to facilitate triage and management of patients with aortic dissection, rupture, and malperfusion syndromes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following issues have been addressed in the care of COVID-19–positive or status unknown patients with aortic emergencies: 1. Management and triage
October 18, 2020
In this article, Drs Malaisrie and Mehta discuss updates on the indications for TEVAR in type B aortic dissection with comparison of the guidelines from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology, and the Japanese Circulation Society.
September 7, 2020
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.
September 1, 2020
This is a comprehensive review on iatrogenic aortic dissection occurring intraoperatively,and within one month after cardiac surgery, covering the incidence, discovery, pathology, detection modalities, management, risk factors, and prevention of this rare but life-threatening complication.
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.