ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Treatment of type B aortic dissections with endovascular grafting
Murat Uğurlucan1, Ömer Ali Sayın1, Bengühan Sürmen1, Yakup Akyol2, Onur Selçuk Göksel1, Koray Güven2, Ufuk Alpagut1, Bülent Acunaş2, Enver Dayıoğlu1
1İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul
2İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Radyoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul
Nowadays, treatment of acute type B aortic dissections is still controversial. Many centers prefer medical follow up to radical open surgical treatment in the absence of complications secondary to the dissection; however, studies on endovascular treatment of the pathology are ongoing in a multicenter basis. In this report, we present two patients treated with endovascular grafting for type B aortic dissections at our institution together with the review of the literature.
Keywords : Aneurysm, dissecting/surgery; aortic aneurysm/ complications; blood vessel prosthesis implantation
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