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Online ISSN 1827-1847
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TREATMENT OF THE AORTIC ARCH AND AORTIC DISSECTIONS
Garg K., Fakiha A., Wang Z., Mussa F. F.
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Management of uncomplicated type B aortic dissection is traditionally medical with aggressive blood pressure management. However, a significant cohort of these medically managed patients develop the need for late intervention, contributing to long-term morbidity and mortality. While medical therapy remains best for most, evidence continues to mount supporting early intervention in subgroups of patients with certain anatomic characteristics and comorbidities.