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You are here: Contents > 2014 > Volume 23 Number 6 November 2014 > MISCELLANEOUS > Double Arterial Perfusion Strategy for Acute Type A Dissection after Extra-Anatomic Bypass for Aortic Coarctation

Double Arterial Perfusion Strategy for Acute Type A Dissection after Extra-Anatomic Bypass for Aortic Coarctation

Takashi Nishimura, James Beck, Hiroo Takayama, Isaac George

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA

The complex nature of reoperative ascending and thoracic aortic surgery requires creative solutions to protect vital organs during extended periods of ischemia. The case is presented of a Type A dissection in a young man who previously had undergone two aortic coarctation

repairs via a posterior pericardial, ascending-to-descending, extra-anatomic aortic bypass. A step-by-step review of the planning, operative repair, and outcome is described.

The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2014;23:773-776


Double Arterial Perfusion Strategy for Acute Type A Dissection after Extra-Anatomic Bypass for Aortic Coarctation

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