Modified Reposition of the JOTEC Prosthesis in the Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure

Authors

  • Ali Ghodsizad
  • Mina Berty Farag
  • Matthias Ungerer
  • Matthias Karck
  • Ursela Tochtermann
  • Arjang Ruhparwar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20111137

Abstract

We describe a procedure in which we inserted a modified JOTEC graft following a known complication in the case of a 78-year-old male patient who underwent surgery with the frozen elephant trunk technique for an acute Stanford type A aortic dissection.

References

Baraki H, Hagl C, Khaladj N, et al. 2007. The frozen elephant trunk technique for treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms. Ann Thorac Surg 83:S819-23.nHeinemann MK, Buehner B, Jurmann MJ, Borst HG. 1995. Use of the "elephant trunk technique" in aortic surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 60:2-6.nSvensson LG. 1992. Rationale and technique for replacement of the ascending aorta, arch, and distal aorta using a modified elephant trunk procedure. J Card Surg 7:301-12.n

Published

2012-04-26

How to Cite

Ghodsizad, A., Farag, M. B., Ungerer, M., Karck, M., Tochtermann, U., & Ruhparwar, A. (2012). Modified Reposition of the JOTEC Prosthesis in the Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure. The Heart Surgery Forum, 15(2), E90-E91. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20111137

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