Entry closure and aortic tailoring for chronic type B aortic dissection

Katsuhiko Matsuyama, Yuji Narita, Akihiko Usui, Toshiaki Akita, Hideki Oshima, Yuichi Ueda

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Although graft replacement for chronic type B dissection is the standard operation, this operation is invasive to some extent, and the mortality and morbidity remain high. We describe a simple and less invasive technique using initial entry closure and aortic tailoring of the dissected lumen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-251
Number of pages3
JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 06-2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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