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A novel method for prevention of stent graft-induced distal re-dissection after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for Type B aortic dissection.

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Summary of "A novel method for prevention of stent graft-induced distal re-dissection after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for Type B aortic dissection."

Stent graft-induced distal re-dissection (SIDR) is a burdensome complication after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for Type B aortic dissection. We developed a novel method to prevent SIDR by placing a small-diameter short stent graft [Excluder Aortic Extender (Cuff)] at the distal landing zone (DLZ) and reviewed its effectiveness in this study.

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Name: Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
ISSN: 1569-9285
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