Controversies in Aortic Dissection and Aneurysmal Disease

  • Robert S. Bonser
  • Domenico Pagano
  • Axel Haverich
  • Jorge Mascaro

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Advance Recognition and Protection of Those at Risk of Acute Aortic Dissection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lut Van Laer, Bart L. Loeys
      Pages 3-15
    3. Omar K. Siddiqi, Michael D. Klein
      Pages 49-65
    4. Luc Cozijnsen, Richard L. Braam, Marc A. A. M. Schepens, Barbara J. M. Mulder
      Pages 67-84
  3. Recognition and Diagnosis of Type A Dissection

  4. The Surgery of Acute Type A Dissection

  5. If I Had an Acute Type I Aortic Dissection, How Would I Want It to Be Managed?

  6. Complications of Aortic Dissection—Malperfusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 263-263
    2. Marc A. A. M. Schepens, Filip G. J. Van den Brande, Barbara J. M. Mulder
      Pages 265-272
    3. Dominik Wiedemann, Marlies Stelzmüller, Stephane Mahr, Julia Fuchs, Günther Laufer, Marek Ehrlich
      Pages 273-280
    4. Yutaka Okita, Atsushi Omura, Hiroya Kano, Tomonori Shirasaka, Kenji Okada, Hitoshi Minami et al.
      Pages 281-294
  7. Complications of Dissection: The Patent False Lumen

  8. Acute Type B Dissection and Related Syndromes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 323-323
    2. Gustavo Guajardo-Salinas, Anthony L. Estrera, Hazim J. Safi
      Pages 331-337
    3. Matthew D. Forrester, Michael D. Dake
      Pages 339-353
    4. Ibrahim Akin, Tim C. Rehders, Stephan Kische, Hüseyin Ince, Christoph A. Nienaber
      Pages 355-362
    5. Kevin M. Harris, Jip L. Tolenaar, Kim A. Eagle, Santi Trimarchi
      Pages 397-411
    6. Joshua N. Baker, Thoralf M. Sundt
      Pages 413-421
    7. Scott A. LeMaire, Kim I. de la Cruz, Joseph S. Coselli
      Pages 423-434
    8. Rossella Fattori, Marco Di Eusanio
      Pages 435-443
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 451-457

About this book


This book reviews the surgical management of patients with aortic disease, revealing many options open to cardiovascular specialists in this often controversial area of management. It reviews each controversy and provides clinical information for cardiac surgery, and discusses the spectrum of disorders and their management.


With the knowledge base in this discipline changing rapidly, Controversies in Aortic Dissection and Aneurysmal Disease meets an important requirement to consolidate the wide-ranging information on which clinicians must base their practice. It is directed towards surgeons, physicians, and healthcare workers involved in the care of patients requiring cardiac, cardiothoracic and cardiovascular surgery. This book will be an essential resource for these professionals looking to accelerate the translation of basic research findings into clinical study and practice.


Cardiac Surgery Cardiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert S. Bonser
    • 1
  • Domenico Pagano
    • 2
  • Axel Haverich
    • 3
  • Jorge Mascaro
    • 4
  1. 1.University Hospitals BirminghamQueen Elizabeth HospitalBirminghamUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University Hospitals BirminghamQueen Elizabeth HospitalBirminghamUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Depts.Hannover Medical SchoolHannoverGermany
  4. 4.University Hospitals BirminghamQueen Elizabeth Hospital & CentreBirminghamUnited Kingdom

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