Follow-up results of aortic arch cervical debranching performed with the help of a temporary crossover external carotid artery bypass for cerebral protection followed by endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair.

Oztas D. M. , Ugurlucan M., Beyaz M., Ulukan M., Unal O., Onal Y., ...More

Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, vol.30, pp.724-731, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/icvts/ivaa004
  • Title of Journal : Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.724-731


OBJECTIVES: Treating aortic arch aneurysms with conventional open surgical and endovascular stent graft procedures is challenging due to the complex anatomy of the arch and the arteries arising from it that nourish the brain. Cerebral protection is of the utmost importance during the treatment of thoracic aneurysms involving the aortic arch.