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Vincent Chauvette, MD, Maral Ouzounian, MD, Jennifer Chung, MD, Mark Peterson, MD, Munir Boodhwani, MD, Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, François Dagenais, MD, Matthew Valdis, MD, Michael W A Chu, MD

Feb. 05, 2021 | Future Cardiology


The frozen elephant trunk technique has revolutionized aortic arch repair to enable more extensive arch and descending thoracic aortic treatment in a single setting. We review the current evidence supporting the use of the Thoraflex Hybrid (Terumo Aortic, FL, USA) device and discuss advantages, pitfalls and future design considerations.

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