Acute type B aortic dissection (ABAD) can lead to visceral malperfusion, a potentially life-threatening complication. The purpose of this study was to investigate the presentation, management, and outcomes of ABAD patients with visceral ischemia who are enrolled in the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
Acute type B aortic dissection complicated by visceral ischemia / Jonker, Frederik H W; Patel, Himanshu J; Upchurch, Gilbert R; Williams, David M; Montgomery, Daniel G; Gleason, Thomas G; Braverman, Alan C; Sechtem, Udo; Fattori, Rossella; Di Eusanio, Marco; Evangelista, Arturo; Nienaber, Christoph A; Isselbacher, Eric M; Eagle, Kim A; Trimarchi, Santi. - In: JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. - ISSN 0022-5223. - STAMPA. - 149:4(2015), pp. 1081-U519. [10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.11.012]