Strategy of Surgery for Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms

  • Randall B. Griepp
Conference paper
Part of the Keio University International Symposia for Life Sciences and Medicine book series (KEIO, volume 7)


Several considerations determine the optimal approach to repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms. Intraoperative strategies are aimed at avoiding cerebral embolic injury, minimizing spinal cord ischemia, and preserving perfusion of the abdominal viscera, including the kidneys. Postoperatively, maintenance of hemodynamic stability is critical.


Circulatory Arrest Spinal Cord Ischemia Abdominal Viscus Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest Mount Sinai School 
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© Springer Japan 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Randall B. Griepp
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  1. 1.Department of Cardiothoracic SurgeryMount Sinai School of MedicineUSA

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