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Title: Elective reconstruction of the ascending aorta for aneurysmal disease restores normal life expectancy. An analysis of risk factors for early and late mortality
Authors: Van Duffel, Dries
Van Gemert, Ruben
Starinieri, Pascal
Pauwels, Jean-Louis
Natukunda, Agnes
RAKHMAWATI, Trias Wahyuni
Chirehwa, Maxwell Tawanda
Orwa, James
Thys, Herbert
Deboosere, Patrick
ROBIC, Boris
Mees, Urbain
Issue Date: 2013
Citation: ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, 68 (4), p. 349-353
Abstract: Objective We investigated the survival of patients who had undergone elective reconstruction of the ascending aorta for degenerative aneurysms. The long-term survival was compared to an age- and sex-matched case-control population. An analysis of risk factors, influencing survival was made.
Notes: Hendrikx, M (reprint author), Jessa Hosp, Dept Cardiothorac Surg, Campus Virga Jesse,Stadsomvaart 11, B-3500 Hasselt, Belgium. marc.hendrikx@jessazh.be
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/15890
DOI: 10.2143/AC.68.4.2988887
ISI #: 000324901100001
ISSN: 0001-5385
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2014
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