Retrograde Ascending Aortic Dissection in the Midterm Period after Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair: a Case Report and Literature Review.

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Erkul S. , Alptekin E.

Acta chirurgica Belgica, ss.1-10, 2020 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
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  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Dergi Adı: Acta chirurgica Belgica
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-10


Retrograde ascending aortic dissection (rAAD) is a catastrophic complication of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR). A 56 year-old male patient who had undergone TEVAR for Stanford type B aortic dissection 6-month ago was admitted to our clinic with uncontrolled hypertension for the last twelve hours and history of a syncopal attack three days ago. Retrograde ascending aortic dissection was detected in computed tomography angiography. Ascending aorta and hemiarch replacement with a Dacron graft was safely performed via hypothermic circulatory arrest and antegrade cerebral perfusion for the treatment of rAAD after TEVAR.