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2020 09

Ann Thorac Surg



The Safety and Efficacy of Extended TEVAR in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection.


Lou X, Duwayri YM, Jordan WD, Chen EP, Veeraswamy RK, Leshnower BG
Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 09; 110(3):799-806.
PMID: 32006479.


Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) with endograft coverage from the left subclavian (LSA) to celiac artery has been hypothesized to increase spinal cord ischemia. This study analyzes the impact of extended coverage upon adverse outcomes and aortic remodeling in patients with complicated acute Type B Aortic Dissection (aTBAD).