Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Type B Aortic Dissection

Yanqin Ruan (Kunming Medical University School of Public Health)
Haofe Li (The First Clinical College of Xinxiang Medical University)
Chang Liu (Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University)

Article ID: 4671



The incidence of aortic dissection (AD) is estimated to be 1 in 100,000 per year. The onset and progression of AD are rapid. Failure to receive appropriate treatment might lead to death in a short time. Even following active treatment, patients might develop low cardiac output syndrome, severe infection, and hemorrhage, which lead to death. Interventional therapy is a surgical method that has been widely used in Stanford type B AD recently. It is characterized by minimal invasiveness, low incidence of postoperative complications, and low cost. This article will review the interventional treatments for AD and will guide the selection of treatment options.


Aortic dissection; Interventional therapy; Indications; Complications

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