Chapter 57. Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections

  1. Enrico Ascher,
  2. L. H. Hollier,
  3. D. Eugene Strandness,
  4. Jonathan B. Towne,
  5. Keith Calligaro,
  6. K. Craig Kent,
  7. Gregory L. Moneta,
  8. William H. Pearce,
  9. John J. Ricotta and
  10. Henry Haimovici
  1. Frank R. Arko and
  2. Christopher K. Zarins

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch57

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Arko, F. R. and Zarins, C. K. (2004) Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections, in Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition (eds E. Ascher, L. H. Hollier, D. E. Strandness, J. B. Towne, K. Calligaro, K. C. Kent, G. L. Moneta, W. H. Pearce, J. J. Ricotta and H. Haimovici), Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch57

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632044580

Online ISBN: 9780470755815

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Keywords:

  • endovascular repair;
  • dissections;
  • medical comorbidities;
  • deaths;
  • operating room

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Conventional Open Surgical Repair

  • Endovascular Stent—Graft Repair

  • Patient Selection and Preoperative Assessment

  • Imaging Studies

  • Device Selection

  • Operative Approaches and Technical Considerations

  • Thoracic Aortic Dissections

  • Results of Stent—Graft Repair

  • Conclusions

  • Epidemiology

  • Etiology

  • Natural History