Femorofemoral Shunt During Surgery for Acute DeBakey Type 1 Dissection to Treat Peripheral Extremity Malperfusion

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  • © 2017 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Peripheral extremity ischemia in patients presenting with a DeBakey type 1 aortic dissection is an independent predictor for mortality. We present a patient with a DeBakey type 1 aortic dissection and peripheral extremity malperfusion that underwent simultaneous aortic repair and percutaneous femorofemoral shunt with arterial sidearm. Our approach allows for immediate peripheral extremity reperfusion and subsequent objective determination of the necessity of femorofemoral bypass via perfusion pressures.
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  • Jeng EI; Voskresensky I; Beck AW; Lee TC
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  • e17
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  • e20
  • Volume

  • 103
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  • 1