Chapter 19. Should Endovascular Repair Be Considered the Standard Treatment in Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury?

  1. Alan B. Lumsden MD, ChB1,
  2. Peter H. Lin MD2,
  3. Changyi Chen MD, PhD3 and
  4. Juan C. Parodi MD4
  1. Peter H. Lin,
  2. Tam T. Huynh and
  3. Eric K. Peden

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch19

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

How to Cite

Lin, P. H., Huynh, T. T. and Peden, E. K. (2007) Should Endovascular Repair Be Considered the Standard Treatment in Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury?, 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.ch19

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:

  • traumatic thoracic aortic injury;
  • endovascular repair;
  • aortic endografts;
  • young trauma patients;
  • tag thoracic device

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Endovascular repair of traumatic aortic injury

  • Anatomical consideration in endovascular repair of traumatic aortic injury

  • Challenges of endovascular repair of traumatic aortic injury in young patients

  • Endograft collapse due to significant endograft oversize in young trauma patients

  • Results from clinical series in acute traumatic aortic injuries

  • Should endovascular repair be considered the new standard of treatment in traumatic aortic injury?