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Management of acute complicated and uncomplicated type B dissection of the aorta: focus on endovascular stent grafting.
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PMID:  20699671     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Endovascular repair of aortic dissection is the subject of multiple studies. This article aims to review the current literature on Type B complicated and uncomplicated dissection, including indications for medical therapy, open surgical therapy, and endovascular therapy. The review suggests a benefit for thoracic endovascular aortic repair in complicated dissection and medical therapy for uncomplicated dissection. Upcoming trials may shed more light on this issue.
Yelena Bogdan; George L Hines
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in review     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1538-4683     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Rev     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9304686     Medline TA:  Cardiol Rev     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  234-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopedics, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
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