Title: Aortic wall thickness in patients with ascending aortic aneurysm versus acute aortic dissection
Authors: Van Puyvelde, Joeri ×
Verbeken, Erik
Verbrugghe, Peter
Herijgers, Paul
Meuris, Bart #
Issue Date: Mar-2016
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Series Title: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery vol:49 issue:3 pages:756-62
Article number: ezv197
Abstract: Recent studies have shown that aortic diameter alone is an insufficient parameter to identify patients at risk for aortic dissection. The aim of this study was to determine the value of the ratio of aortic diameter to medial wall thickness as a new marker of risk.
ISSN: 1010-7940
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Experimental Cardiac Surgery (-)
Cardiac Surgery
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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