Surgical Outcomes of Chronic Descending Dissections: Type I Versus III DeBakey
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Perioperative and midterm results are similar for patients undergoing open TAAA/DTA repair for chronic type I and III dissection. There was a trend toward increased operative mortality and 5-year risk of reoperation in the type III group, but it did not reach statistical significance.