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ConclusionVascular surgery in TA cases becomes an option when the patient does not improve clinically after administration of medical treatment. Although endovascular management has fewer complications, the rate of restenosis is higher. Patients at risk of restenosis and who have increased perioperative vascular risk can benefit from open surgical procedures. Surgical management should be tailored to the patient’s needs.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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Source: BioScience Trends - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Biosci Trends Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Thoracic Imaging - Category: Radiology Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research
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