Saturday, June 26, 2010

Aortic Arch Surgery – Treatments, Repair and Replacement of the Aortic Arch

The following articles, co-authored by Dr. Steven L. Lansman of the New York Cardiothoracic Group, focus on Aortic Arch Surgery. Topics include repair and replacement of the aortic arch, surgical techniques, patient factors and outcomes:
  • Aortic arch replacement using a trifurcated graft: simple, versatile, and safe. (2005)
  • Technical advances in total aortic arch replacement. (2004)
  • Axillary artery cannulation: routine use in ascending aorta and aortic arch replacement. (2004)
  • Neurologic outcome after ascending aorta-aortic arch operations: Effect of brain protection technique in high-risk patients (2001)
  • Treatment of Acute Aortic Arch Dissection. (1993)
  • Intraluminal Graft Repair of Ascending Arch, Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Segments For Dissection and Aneurysmal Disease: Long Term follow-up. (1991)
  • Urgent operation for acute transverse aortic arch dissection (1989)
  • Primary reconstruction of interrupted aortic arch by total aortic outflow obstruction (1986)
  • Extended aortic arch anastomosis for repair of coarctation in infancy. (1986)

Dr. Lansman, named in New York Magazine's list of Top Doctors, is a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the New York Medical College and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. Special interests include cardiac transplant surgery, ventricular assist devices, mitral valve repair and aortic arch surgery.

Visit the NYCTG website to get more information about Aortic Arch Surgery.