Repair of Type A Dissection in a Jehovah's Witness With Prior Cardiac Operation

Abe DeAnda, Regina Volman, Bruce D. Spiess

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Abstract

As the practice of cardiothoracic surgery continues to evolve in the face of an aging population and increasing comorbidities, patients are being offered options that once may have been considered off limits, often without guidelines or consensus available to guide the surgeon or the patient. A case report of a high-risk aortic procedure is presented to illustrate this conundrum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-290
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume87
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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