Kyobu Geka 2021 May;74(5):327-330
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mito Saiseikai General Hospital, Mito, Japan.
Twenty-six patients underwent total arch replacement for Stanford type A aortic dissection, including that with elephant trunk technique (ET group, n=10) or with frozen elephant trunk technique (FET group, n=16). We compared preoperative and intraoperative findings, postoperative results and distal aortic arch remodeling between the two groups. In FET group, anesthesia time, operation time, cardiopulmonary bypass time, cardiac arrest time and circulatory arrest time were significantly shorter than ET group. Read More