Tag: dissection

Type B dissection risk assessment & planning

R Clough (London, UK) reviews the evidence for management strategies in type B aortic dissection and describes her ongoing research in this area.

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Aortic dissection transoesophageal echocardiography

M Bewsher (Manchester, UK) describes the echocardiographic findings in acute aortic dissection.

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Thoracic aortic aneurysm review

R Di Bartolomeo (Bologna, Italy) reviews the approach to complex aortic disease, describing in detail his use of the frozen elephant trunk procedure using the E-vita graft. J Mascaro (Birmingham, UK) presents his results and demonstrates use of the Thoraflex

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Endovascular therapy in acute aortic syndrome

J Brennan (Liverpool, UK) discusses the use of endovascular stenting in the treatment of acute aortic syndromes.

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Reintervention following acute type A dissection repair

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Bicuspid aortic valve review

T Sundt (Boston, USA) discusses the timing of aortic intervention. G El Khoury (Brussels, Belgium) describes repair of a bicuspid regurgitant aortic valve, talking through a video of the David V technique. C Liopsis (London, UK) gives an update on

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Frozen elephant trunk

A Oo (Liverpool (UK) explains the frozen elephant trunk procedure and the grafts available.

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Type A dissection cannulation strategies

M Sabetai (London, UK) describes the different approaches to cannulation in type A aortic dissection.

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Type A dissection evolving strategies

J Elefteriades (New Haven, USA) describes current surgical techniques in the management of type A aortic dissection.

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Type B aortic dissection

H Safi (Houston, USA) considers the evolving strategies in the management of type B aortic dissection.

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