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Hybrid procedure for thoracic aortic disease

  • Tucheng Sun (孙图成)
  • Gang Wang (王 刚)
  • Kailun Zhang (张凯伦)
  • Huimin Liang (梁惠民)
  • Xionggang Jiang (蒋雄刚)
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Summary

Form 2008 to 2009, four patients with complex thoracic aortic disease, including aortic aneurysms and dissections, were successfully treated in our department with a new treatment approach: hybrid procedure. Combined open surgery and endovascular repair were performed in these patients without deep hypothermia or circulatory arrest. Compared to those who underwent traditional open surgery in the same period, time of mechanical ventilation and ICU stay was decreased in these four patients. All of them were discharged soon after operation without postoperative complications or death. The result suggests that this new approach could be an option for thoracic aortic disease, but long-term and large-population studies are still required to demonstrate the safety and validity.

Key words

hybrid procedure thoracic aortic disease case report 

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© Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tucheng Sun (孙图成)
    • 1
  • Gang Wang (王 刚)
    • 1
  • Kailun Zhang (张凯伦)
    • 1
  • Huimin Liang (梁惠民)
    • 1
  • Xionggang Jiang (蒋雄刚)
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical CollegeHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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