Thoracic aortic surgery: status and upcoming novelties

Spadaccio, C. et al. (2020) Thoracic aortic surgery: status and upcoming novelties. Minerva Cardioangiologica, 68(5), pp. 518-531. (doi: 10.23736/S0026-4725.20.05263-9) (PMID:32319269)

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Several novel technological developments and surgical approaches have characterized the field of aortic surgery in the recent decade. The progressive introduction of endovascular procedure, minimally invasive surgical techniques and hybrid approaches have changed the practice in aortic surgery and generated new trends and questions. Also, the advancements in the manufacturing of tissue engineered vascular grafts as substitutes for aortic replacements are enlightening new avenues in the treatment of aortic disease. This review will provide an overview of the current novel perspectives, debates and trends in major thoracic aortic surgery.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Danton, Professor Mark and Spadaccio, Dr Cristiano
Authors: Spadaccio, C., Hu, H., Li, C., Qiao, Z., Ge, Y., Tie, Z., Zhu, J., Moon, M., Danton, M., Sun, L., and Gaudino, M. F.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health
Journal Name:Minerva Cardioangiologica
Publisher:Edizioni Minerva Medica
ISSN (Online):1827-1618
Published Online:21 April 2020

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