International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2018

  • The Effects of the Thoracoabdominal Aortic Metabolism on the Endovascular Procedures Outcomes

    Novotny Robert, Jaroslav Chlupac, Libor Janousek, Jiri Fronek

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 30-33
    Received: 30 July 2018
    Accepted: 15 August 2018
    Published: 17 September 2018
    Abstract: Aortic metabolism is a merge of complex processes. Atherosclerotic infiltration of the aortic wall is a crucial factor when choosing an appropriate endovascular treatment modality for anatomically suitable patients. Due to the rise of endovascular treatments and placement of endovascular devices in younger patients, many physicians are starting to ... Show More
  • Aortic Arch Branching Patterns in Bicuspid and Tricuspid Aortic Valve Patients

    Cornelia Sonia Carr, Shady Ashraf Mohammed, Nazar Mohammed, Lama Shuayb, Maryam Eissa Alkuwari, Abdulaziz Mohammed Alkhulaifi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 34-38
    Received: 6 August 2018
    Accepted: 10 September 2018
    Published: 10 October 2018
    Abstract: The aortic arch and its branches form during the third week of embryogenesis. The most common human pattern has the innominate artery, the left common carotid artery and the left subclavian artery all as separate branches. Large imaging studies have shown 70% of people have a normal branching pattern with 20% having a common origin of the innominat... Show More