Chapter 15. Aortic Dissection: Evaluation and Management – Choosing the Right Intervention

  1. Alan B. Lumsden MD, ChB1,
  2. Peter H. Lin MD2,
  3. Changyi Chen MD, PhD3 and
  4. Juan C. Parodi MD4
  1. David M. Williams

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch15

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

How to Cite

Williams, D. M. (2007) Aortic Dissection: Evaluation and Management – Choosing the Right Intervention, in Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease (eds A. B. Lumsden, P. H. Lin, C. Chen and J. C. Parodi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    Chief of Vascular Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chief of Interventional Radiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  3. 3

    Professor of Surgery & Molecular and Cellular Biology, Director, Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Vice Chairman, Surgical Research, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  4. 4

    Professor of Surgery, Chief of Endovascular Surgery, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Miami Medical School, Miami, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155700

Online ISBN: 9780470988930

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Keywords:

  • aortic dissection;
  • transesophageal echocardiography (TEE);
  • artary obstruction;
  • computed tomography (CT);
  • endografts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathoanatomy of false lumen rupture

  • Pathoanatomy of branch artery obstruction

  • Identification of the true and false lumens

  • Diagnosis of branch artery obstruction

  • Management