Two-stage total aortic replacement for Loeys-Dietz syndrome.

Journal Article

Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is a recently described connective tissue disorder characterized by generalized arterial tortuosity and aggressive aortopathy that untreated leads to early death even at aortic dimensions as small as 4 cm. We report the case of a young man with LDS successfully treated for aortic root, arch, and thoracoabdominal pathology.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Williams, ML; Wechsler, SB; Hughes, GC

Published Date

  • March 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 223 - 224

PubMed ID

  • 20492031

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20492031

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-8191

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2009.00956.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States