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Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide

Acute Type B Aortic Dissection

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Sabe, AA; Hughes, GC
January 1, 2020

Acute type B aortic dissection (identified within 2 weeks of symptom onset), as described using the Stanford classification, involves the aorta distal to the left subclavian artery and accounts for 25-40% of all aortic dissections. The traditional treatment paradigm of medical management for uncomplicated acute type B dissection and open surgical intervention for early or late complications of type B dissection is currently undergoing a period of evolution as a result of the influence of minimally invasive thoracic endovascular aortic repair options. Thoracic endovascular repair has replaced open surgical repair as the preferred treatment for complicated acute type B dissection, and may also prove beneficial for prophylactic repair of uncomplicated acute type B dissection for high-risk patients. This chapter discusses the management of acute type B aortic dissection and long-term treatment considerations.

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9783030241735

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January 1, 2020

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487 / 496
 

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Sabe, A. A., & Hughes, G. C. (2020). Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. In Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide (pp. 487–496). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24174-2_53
Sabe, A. A., and G. C. Hughes. “Acute Type B Aortic Dissection.” In Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide, 487–96, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24174-2_53.
Sabe AA, Hughes GC. Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. In: Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide. 2020. p. 487–96.
Sabe, A. A., and G. C. Hughes. “Acute Type B Aortic Dissection.” Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide, 2020, pp. 487–96. Scopus, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-24174-2_53.
Sabe AA, Hughes GC. Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide. 2020. p. 487–496.
Journal cover image

DOI

ISBN

9783030241735

Publication Date

January 1, 2020

Start / End Page

487 / 496