Acute type A aortic dissection complicated by stroke: Can immediate repair be performed safely?
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
In our experience, surgical repair of acute type A aortic dissection can be performed in the setting of preoperative stroke with acceptable mortality. Moreover, no worsening of neurologic condition was observed after surgical repair. Immediate surgical repair is warranted even if acute type A aortic dissection is complicated by stroke.