Indian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 60--65

Aortic Surgery for Patients with Connective Tissue Disorders


Michol A Cooper, James H Black 
 Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Halsted 668, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA

Correspondence Address:
James H Black
Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Halsted 668, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287
USA

Patients with connective tissue disorders have benefitted from refinements in surgical technique and progress in molecular biology research. As many patients with connective tissue disorders now enjoy a longer life expectancy, non aortic root manifestations of their conditions are becoming more commonplace and vascular surgeons are tooled to address them. In this review, we will elucidate the triage and diagnosis of patients with connective tissue disorders and advance practical treatment strategies for these challenging vascular surgery patients.


How to cite this article:
Cooper MA, Black JH. Aortic Surgery for Patients with Connective Tissue Disorders.Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2015;2:60-65


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Cooper MA, Black JH. Aortic Surgery for Patients with Connective Tissue Disorders. Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg [serial online] 2015 [cited 2022 Jun 26 ];2:60-65
Available from: https://www.indjvascsurg.org/article.asp?issn=0972-0820;year=2015;volume=2;issue=2;spage=60;epage=65;aulast=Cooper;type=0