Management of uncomplicated type B aortic dissection is traditionally medical with aggressive blood pressure management. However, a significant cohort of these medically managed patients develop the need for late intervention, contributing to long-term morbidity and mortality. While medical therapy remains best for most, evidence continues to mount supporting early intervention in subgroups of patients with certain anatomic characteristics and comorbidities.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery|
|State||Published - Jun 2014|
- Endovascular procedures
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine