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ALLMedicine™ Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Center

Research & Reviews  1,491 results

Application of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in open left chest aortic aneurysm r...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.03.080
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Alhussaini M, Falasa MP et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) is often required for patients undergoing repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (DTAA) or thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm via left thoracotomy when proximal crossclamping is not feasible or when ...

Variants of the aortic arch in adult general population and their association with thor...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15563
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Yousef S, Singh S et. al.

Apr 15th, 2021 - Query a single institution computed tomography (CT) database to assess the prevalence of aortic arch anomalies in general adult population and their potential association with thoracic aortopathies. CT chest scan reports of patients aged 50-85 yea...

Management of Mycotic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm With Staged Hybrid Approach.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2021.01.104
Annals of Vascular Surgery; Alslaim H, Chung J et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - We report a case of mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm managed by staged hybrid repair. A 30-year-old male patient with polysubstance abuse presented with chest pain and elevated white blood cell count. CTA performed showed a rapidly developing myco...

Proximal aortic repair in dialysis patients: A national database analysis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.02.086
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Ogami T, Zimmermann E et. al.

Apr 4th, 2021 - Dialysis is a well-established risk factor for morbidity and mortality after cardiovascular procedures. However, little is known regarding the outcomes of proximal aortic surgery in this high-risk cohort. Perioperative (in-hospital or 30-day morta...

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Guidelines  4 results

Society for Vascular Surgery clinical practice guidelines of thoracic endovascular aort...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2020.05.076
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Upchurch GR, Escobar GA et. al.

Jul 6th, 2020 - Thoracic aortic diseases, including disease of the descending thoracic aorta (DTA), are significant causes of death in the United States. Open repair of the DTA is a physiologically impactful operation with relatively high rates of mortality, para...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2018.03.031
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Bennett SJ et. al.

May 4th, 2018 - Although the incidence of thoracic aortic aneurysm is on the rise, initial imaging diagnosis can present a challenge for many clinicians. Providers are faced with many imaging choices as part of the initial workup. Considering level of invasivenes...

A Practical Guide to Clinical Management of Thoracic Aortic Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2015.10.020
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Bradley TJ, Alvarez NA et. al.

Jan 2nd, 2016 - Physicians and surgeons faced with patients with thoracic aortic disease (TAD) need to determine the underlying diagnosis to facilitate decisions regarding appropriate investigations as well as which other specialists to involve, when to start med...

Genetic Testing in Thoracic Aortic Disease--When, Why, and How?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2015.09.018
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Bowdin SC, Laberge AM et. al.

Nov 25th, 2015 - Advances in genetic technology over the past 10 years have revealed the polygenic basis of thoracic aortic aneurysm and thoracic aortic acute dissection (TAAD) in a subset of patients. There is mounting evidence to show that clinical risk stratifi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,535 results

Application of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in open left chest aortic aneurysm r...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.03.080
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Alhussaini M, Falasa MP et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) is often required for patients undergoing repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (DTAA) or thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm via left thoracotomy when proximal crossclamping is not feasible or when ...

Variants of the aortic arch in adult general population and their association with thor...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15563
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Yousef S, Singh S et. al.

Apr 15th, 2021 - Query a single institution computed tomography (CT) database to assess the prevalence of aortic arch anomalies in general adult population and their potential association with thoracic aortopathies. CT chest scan reports of patients aged 50-85 yea...

Management of Mycotic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm With Staged Hybrid Approach.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2021.01.104
Annals of Vascular Surgery; Alslaim H, Chung J et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - We report a case of mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm managed by staged hybrid repair. A 30-year-old male patient with polysubstance abuse presented with chest pain and elevated white blood cell count. CTA performed showed a rapidly developing myco...

Proximal aortic repair in dialysis patients: A national database analysis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.02.086
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Ogami T, Zimmermann E et. al.

Apr 4th, 2021 - Dialysis is a well-established risk factor for morbidity and mortality after cardiovascular procedures. However, little is known regarding the outcomes of proximal aortic surgery in this high-risk cohort. Perioperative (in-hospital or 30-day morta...

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News  15 results

Respiratory effects may account for worse survival in women undergoing DTA and TAAA repair
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/200917/aneurysms/respiratory-effects-may-account-worse-survival-women-undergoing-dta?channel=39313
Mark S. Lesney

May 14th, 2019 - Women undergoing open descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (DTA) and open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repair are not at greater risk for operative mortality than their male counterparts. However, they are at significantly greater risk f.

Aortic aneurysm: Fluoroquinolones, genetic counseling
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/173577/cardiology/aortic-aneurysm-fluoroquinolones-genetic-counseling?channel=312
Mark R. Goldstein, MD, FACP, Luca Mascitelli, MD

Sep 4th, 2018 - To the Editor: We read with interest the article by Cikach et al on thoracic aortic aneurysm. 1 For medical management of this condition, the authors emphasized controlling blood pressure and heart rate and also avoiding isometric exercises and he.

Thoracic aortic aneurysm: How to counsel, when to refer
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/166717/cardiology/thoracic-aortic-aneurysm-how-counsel-when-refer?channel=312
Frank Cikach, MD, Milind Y. Desai, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC et. al.

Jun 1st, 2018 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) needs to be detected, monitored, and managed in a timely manner to prevent a serious consequence such as acute dissection or rupture. But only about 5% of patients experience symptoms before an acute event occurs, an.

Open TAA repair surpasses TEVAR survival
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/89380/interventional-cardiology-surgery/open-taa-repair-surpasses-tevar
Mitchel L. Zoler

Dec 12th, 2014 - CHICAGO – Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms confers an immediate but short-lived survival advantage over open repair that completely disappears and then reverses 4. 5 years after intervention, a study showed.

Routinely screen relatives when thoracic aortic aneurysm disease presents before age 60
https://www.mdedge.com/cardiology/article/79684/vascular/routinely-screen-relatives-when-thoracic-aortic-aneurysm-disease
Bruce Jancin

Jan 3rd, 2014 - DALLAS – Routine screening is warranted for the first-degree relatives of patients who present with thoracic aortic disease before age 60 years in the absence of predisposing conditions such as hypertension, Marfan syndrome, or bicuspid aortic val.

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Patient Education  37 results see all →