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Table 2 Surgical strategies

From: Open aortic arch reconstruction for acute type a aortic dissection: a single-center experience with 267 consecutive patients

  Acute type A dissection Chronic type A dissection p value
Extent of aortic procedure    
AAR + HAR 63 (23.6 %) 12 (54.5 %) 0.00
AAR + TAR 184 (68.9 %) 8 (36.4 %) 0.00
AAR + single-branched stent graft implantation 6 (2.2 %) 2 (9.1 %) 0.12
AAR + triple-branched stent graft implantation 14 (5.2 %) 0 0.61
Elephant trunk technique 206 (77.2 %) 13 (59.1 %) 0.07
Concomitant procedures    
Bentall operation 42 (15.7 %) 8 (36.4 %) 0.03
David operation 9 (2.5 %) 2 (9.1 %) 0.20
Wheat operation 7 (1.9 %) 2 (9.1 %) 0.14
AVP 6 (2.2 %) 0 1.00
CABG 25 (9.4 %) 1 (4.5 %) 0.71
  1. AAR ascending aorta replacement, HAR hemiarch replacement, TAR total arch replacement, AVP aortic valve plasty, CABG coronary artery bypass grafting