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    • Extent of Preoperative False Lumen Thrombosis Does Not Influence Long-Term Survival in Patients With Acute Type A Aortic Dissection 

      Larsen, Magnus; Bartnes, Kristian; Tsai, TT; Eagle, KA; Evangelista, Arturo; Nienaber, CA; Suzuki, Toru; Fattori, Rossella; Forehlich, James B; Hutchinson, Stuart J.; Sundt, Thoralf M.; Januzzi, James L.; Isselbacher, Eric M.; Montgomery, Daniel G.; Myrmel, Truls (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background-—Partial thrombosis of the false lumen has been related to aortic growth, reoperations, and death in the chronic phase of type B and repaired type A aortic dissections. The impact of preoperative false lumen thrombosis has not been studied previously. We used data from a contemporary, multinational database on aortic dissections to evaluate whether different degrees of preoperative ...