Key clinical point: Few extended type A aortic dissections required intervention after initial ascending aorta repair.
Major finding: At 28 months, 88% of ExTA patients did not require intervention vs. 35% of type B patients at 9 months.
Study details: Analysis of 87 consecutive patients with acute aortic dissections from 2011 to 2018.
Disclosures: Dr. Reed had no financial relationships to disclose.
Reed AB et al. Midwestern Vascular 2019, Abstract 23.