Raja Atif, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Thoracic Aortic Procedures – Arch or Hemiarch Procedures

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Open thoracic surgery for aortic repair or replacement is performed for the treatment of aortic aneurysms and dissections. A thoracic aortic aneurysm has a localized vessel diameter 50% more than the normal value (adjusted for age and height), whereas an aortic dissection is the structural violation…

Thoracic Aortic Procedures – Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Repair

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Definition of an Endovascular Repair Endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta (Thoracic Endovascular Repair [TEVAR]) is typically performed by stent graft placement via peripheral arterial cannulation. These have primarily been deployed to repair the thoracoabdominal and descending aorta, but the use of fenestrated stent grafts in…

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