Total aortic replacement for extensive aneurysmal disease by staged hybrid procedure using E-vita open followed by percutaneous endovascular interventions

Philipp Kolat, Reinhard Kobuch, Stefan Hirt, Markus Janotta, Piotr Kasprzak & Christof Schmid
Introduction: Patients with extensive aortic aneurysms involving the ascending aorta, aortic arch, descending and abdominal aorta require demanding operative strategies. Several methods are available. We report on a novel hybrid procedure combining proximal frozen elephant trunk technique with staged[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]