The Impact of Pure Symptom-driven in All Indications for Tevar Procedure to Treat Complicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection

Introduction: Thoracic Endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is Class I recommendation for complicated acute type B aortic dissection (TBAD). Refractory pain and uncontrollable hypertension without evident image-support indication (ISI) are frequently used as a pure symptom-driven indication (SDI) in aggressive manner. They could extend TEVAR indications to nearly all acute TBAD. The impact of SDI in all indications for acute TBAD about perioperative mortality, early/late complications, re-intervention, and remodeling of aorta are our concerns.
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