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Endovascular aortic arch repair using a double-branched approach

  • Martin CzernyEmail author
  • Maximilian Kreibich
  • Julia Morlock
  • Stoyan Kondov
  • Johannes Scheumann
  • Holger Schröfel
  • Fabian A. Kari
  • Tim Berger
  • Matthias Siepe
  • Friedhelm Beyersdorf
  • Bartosz Rylski
Review Article

Abstract

The last 15 years have overwhelmed the surgical community with a range of approaches in treating pathologies involving the aortic arch of which some are here to stay. The ones to stay are—in the authors’ opinion—refined classical surgical approaches such as the frozen elephant trunk technique, near-orthotopic combined vascular and endovascular approaches such as subclavian to carotid transposition/bypass and double transposition, and finally, near-orthotopic advanced endovascular solutions such as the double-endovascular repair using fenestrated and/or branched solutions which will be the main focus of this article.

Keywords

Frozen elephant trunk Endovascular aortic arch repair Double-branched approach 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Martin Czerny and Bartosz Rylski are consultants to Terumo Aortic.No need for ethics or consent as this is a review article.

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© Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Czerny
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Maximilian Kreibich
    • 1
    • 2
  • Julia Morlock
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stoyan Kondov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Johannes Scheumann
    • 1
    • 2
  • Holger Schröfel
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fabian A. Kari
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tim Berger
    • 1
    • 2
  • Matthias Siepe
    • 1
    • 2
  • Friedhelm Beyersdorf
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bartosz Rylski
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryUniversity Heart Center Freiburg - Bad KrozingenBad KrozingenGermany
  2. 2.Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Faculty of MedicineFreiburg im BreisgauGermany

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