CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 · THORAC CARDIOV SURG Reports 2017; 06(01): e18-e21
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1603930
Case Report: Vascular
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

A Rare Complication of TEVAR Performed for Complex Acute Stanford B Aortic Dissection

George Awad1, Patrick Zardo1, Hassina Baraki1, Ingo Kutschka1
  • 1Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
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Publication History

26 February 2017

31 March 2017

Publication Date:
27 June 2017 (online)

Abstract

Management of aortic dissection with a novel endovascular technique known as thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) paired with surgical debranching as a less invasive alternative to conventional repair has gained widespread acceptance. However, experience for complicated, Stanford type B dissection involving the aortic arch is still limited.