Descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm.

G. Silvay, D. L. Reich, M. A. Ergin, R. B. Griepp

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The low incidence of permanent spinal cord injury in our most recent cohort (Group II) of patients suggests that serial sacrifice of intersegmental vessels, careful monitoring of spinal cord function are effective in preventing paraplegia after descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm operations. Updated anesthetic and postoperative care minimized overall mortality risk. (Ref. 9.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-285
Number of pages3
JournalBratislava Medical Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1999


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