POST-DISSECTION THORACO-ABDOMINAL ANEURYSMS: RESULTS OF OPEN AND ENDOVASCULAR REPAIR

Ryan Gouveia E Melo, Jorge Campos, Pedro Garrido, Alice Lopes, Ruy Fernandes E Fernandes, Luís Silvestre, Gonçalo Sobrinho, Augusto Ministro, Pedro Amorim, Mariana Moutinho, Carlos Martins, Ângelo Nobre, José Fernandes E Fernandes & Luís Mendes Pedro
Introduction/Objectives: Repair of post-dissection thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms (PD-TAAA) is a complex challenge. Choosing the correct approach to manage these aneurysms is not straightforward as both open and endovascular strategies are valid. Our aim was to analyze and compare the results of PD-TAAA treated by endovascular or open surgery. Methods: A seven-year (January-2013 and May-2020) single-center retrospective cohort study of patients with PD-TAAA treated by endovascular (group-1) or open (group-2) surgery was conducted. Primary outcome was...
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