Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute (Miller Family) Outcomes
Thoracic Endovascular Repair First for Extensive Aortic Disease: The Staged Hybrid Approach
Open and endovascular approaches to aortic repair are complementary. Patients with the most extensive disease, such as those with chronic aortic dissection or connective tissue disorders, often require multiple operations that are staged over time. By combining open and endovascular procedures to completely replace the aorta, the overall risk can be lessened. (1,2)
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, In-Hospital Mortality, Elective Procedures
2014 – 2018
The complex nature of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) procedures is associated with a greater risk of death. Cleveland Clinic continuously strives to maintain the lowest mortality rates possible.