REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 60-65

Aortic Surgery for Patients with Connective Tissue Disorders


Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Halsted 668, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA

Correspondence Address:
James H Black
Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Halsted 668, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287
USA
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-0820.161943

Rights and Permissions

Patients with connective tissue disorders have benefitted from refinements in surgical technique and progress in molecular biology research. As many patients with connective tissue disorders now enjoy a longer life expectancy, non aortic root manifestations of their conditions are becoming more commonplace and vascular surgeons are tooled to address them. In this review, we will elucidate the triage and diagnosis of patients with connective tissue disorders and advance practical treatment strategies for these challenging vascular surgery patients.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed3911    
    Printed120    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded93    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 2    

Recommend this journal