“ELEPHANT TRUNK” AND ENDOVASCULAR STENTGRAFTING – A HYBRID APPROACH TO THE TREATMENT OF EXTENSIVE THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM

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Tomáš Holubec; Jan Raupach; Jan Dominik; Jan Vojáček;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Karolinum Press
  • Journal: Acta Medica (issn: 1211-4286, eissn: 1805-9694)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14712/18059694.2014.28, doi: 10.5167/uzh-90254
  • Subject: Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery | Hybrid approach | Elephant trunk | R | Thoracic aortic aneurysm | 610 Medicine & health | Endovascular stentgrafting | Medicine
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases

A hybrid approach to elephant trunk technique for treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms combines a conventional surgical and endovascular therapy. Compared to surgery alone, there is a presumption that mortality and morbidity is reduced. We present a case report of a 4... View more
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