Chapter 18. Traumatic Disruption of the Aorta

  1. Alan B. Lumsden MD, ChB1,
  2. Peter H. Lin MD2,
  3. Changyi Chen MD, PhD3 and
  4. Juan C. Parodi MD4
  1. Ross Milner,
  2. Karthik Kasirajan and
  3. Elliot Chaikof

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch18

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

How to Cite

Milner, R., Kasirajan, K. and Chaikof, E. (2007) Traumatic Disruption of the Aorta, 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.ch18

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:

  • blunt thoracic injury (BTI);
  • aortic anatomy;
  • aortic endografts;
  • aortic perfusion;
  • endovascular therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Diagnosis and imaging

  • Endovascular repair

  • Endovascular repair - the Emory experience

  • Conclusions