TITLE

Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) for the treatment of aortic diseases: a position statement from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in collaboration with the European

AUTHOR(S)
Grabenwöger, Martin; Alfonso, Fernando; Bachet, Jean; Bonser, Robert; Czerny, Martin; Eggebrecht, Holger; Evangelista, Arturo; Fattori, Rossella; Jakob, Heinz; Lönn, Lars; Nienaber, Christoph A.; Rocchi, Guido; Rousseau, Hervè; Thompson, Matt; Weigang, Ernst; Erbel, Raimund
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for treating aortic diseases. It informs about the main diagnoses with the TEVAR which include thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA), thoracic aortic dissection (TAD) and thoracic aortic injury (TAI). It discusses several complications after the TEVAR including brain injury, spinal cord injury and retrograde aortic dissection.
ACCESSION #
77686489

 

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