Chapter 48. Endovascular Stent-Graft Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. Jason T Lee and
  2. Rodney A. White

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch48

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lee, J. T. and White, R. A. (2007) Endovascular Stent-Graft Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch48

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAAS);
  • descending thoracic aneurysms;
  • endovascular stent-graft repair;
  • spiral computed tomography (CT)-angiography;
  • intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conventional open repair of thoracic aorta pathology

  • Endovascular stent-graft repair

  • Results of thoracic endograft repair

  • Summary