Distal Aortic Dissection Type Stanford B

  • E. Sebastian Debus
  • Reinhart T. Grundmann


The guidelines and consensus recommendations for the treatment of uncomplicated and complicated acute, subacute and chronic aortic dissections Type B are outlined. For the uncomplicated forms a conservative approach is recommended, complicated forms require endovascular stent grafting or an open surgical procedure. Although randomized studies are missing, the results of retrospective case series and register-related studies favor the endovascular treatment over open surgery.


Aortic Dissection False Lumen Acute Aortic Dissection True Lumen Spinal Cord Ischemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Sebastian Debus
    • 1
  • Reinhart T. Grundmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Vascular MedicineUniversity Heart and Vascular Center at University Clinics Hamburg–EppendorfHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Former Medical DirectorCommunity Hospital Altoetting-BurghausenBurghausenGermany

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