Ligation of the LSA after strict evaluation of collateral circulation could be safe for type A dissection patients if the exposure is insufficient, and this method can simplify the operation significantly.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):110-4
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