International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2018

  • Arteriovenous Malformations: Clinical Aspects and Surgical Results

    Momar Sokhna Diop, Papa Adama Dieng, Magaye Gaye, Ndeye Fatou Sow, Amadou Gabriel Ciss, Papa Salmane Ba, Papa Amath Diagne, Souleymane Diatta, Assane N’diaye, Mouhamadou N’diaye

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 20-25
    Received: 12 May 2018
    Accepted: 4 June 2018
    Published: 28 June 2018
    Abstract: Arteriovenous malformations (AVM) are vascular malformations, broadband, formed of arterial and venous dysmorphic vessels interconnected directly without transition in a capillary bed. Arteriovenous malformation surgery is particularly demanding owing to the need to control bleeding. This is probably one of the most critical moments of arteriovenou... Show More
  • Arteria Lusoria Facilitates Hybrid Management of Aortic Arch Pseudoaneurysm

    Simon Bejjani, Nadine Kawkabani, Rula Darwish, Omar Boustros, Moussa Abi Ghanem, Bassam Abu Khalil

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 26-29
    Received: 24 July 2018
    Accepted: 6 August 2018
    Published: 1 September 2018
    Abstract: Classic open ascending aortic replacement is an effective treatment for Stanford type A aortic dissection However it is associated with a mortality ranging between 15 to 60%. This incidence is even higher in recurrent cases. In these patients, hybrid procedures which combine thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) with aortic arch vessel bypass... Show More