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Publication Date

8-14-2015

Keywords

aortic dissection, aorta, thoracic endovascular aortic repair

Abstract

The treatment of acute type B aortic dissection is a rapidly evolving field, due in a large part to the advent of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR). This review will summarize the current literature on the management of both complicated and uncomplicated type B dissections, with special attention paid to emerging evidence supporting earlier aggressive treatment.

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