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Rivista di Chirurgia Cardiaca, Vascolare e Toracica


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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 April;58(2):238-51

DOI: 10.23736/S0021-9509.17.09883-4

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Overview of the current knowledge on etiology, natural history and treatment of aortic dissection

Swapnil PARVE 1, Bulat A. ZIGANSHIN 1, 2, John A. ELEFTERIADES 1

1 Aortic Institute, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA; 2 Department of Surgical Diseases no. 2, Kazan State Medical University, Kazan, Russia


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In this manuscript, we review the etiology, classification, clinical manifestation, behavior, management and outcomes of aortic dissection. We emphasize the importance of genetics in the development of aortic dissection, discuss the role of size in clinical decision-making, and review the mechanism of aortic dissection development as well as the maturation of the dissected aorta.


KEY WORDS: Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Clinical decision-making - Early diagnosis

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Issue published online: February 27, 2017
Article first published online: January 25, 2017

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Parve S, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA. Overview of the current knowledge on etiology, natural history and treatment of aortic dissection. J Cardiovasc Surg 2017;58:238-51. DOI: 10.23736/S0021-9509.17.09883-4

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john.elefteriades@yale.edu