Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Department of Cardiology, Vascular Centre, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Coronary Heart Disease Prevention, Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China; The Second School of Clinical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:
Objective: This study aimed to determine the effect of intervention timing, from symptom onset to thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), on early and late outcomes in high risk patients with uncomplicated type B aortic dissection (uTBAD).
Methods: The study retrospectively evaluated 267 uTBAD patients with high risk radiographic features who underwent pre-emptive TEVAR during the acute and subacute periods. Demographics, comorbidities, pre-operative imaging features, peri-procedural details, and follow up outcomes were analysed. Read More