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At 3 years, patients with acute aortic dissection continue to benefit from stent graft

At 3 years, patients with acute aortic dissection continue to benefit from stent graft
September 26, 2016

Read the Perspective from Michael R. Jaff, DO, FSCAI

LAS VEGAS — Patients with acute complicated type B aortic dissection mostly had good outcomes at 3 years, according to results presented at VIVA 16.

The DISSECTION Investigational Device Exemption trial enrolled 50 patients (mean age, 57 years; 80% men; 62% white) from 16 U.S. centers with acute complicated type B aortic dissection to evaluate outcomes associated with the thoracic stent graft (Valiant Captiva, Medtronic).

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