Frozen Elephant Trunk: Clinical or Personal Equipoise
mediaposted on 2019-06-13, 16:44 authored by Mohamad Ali Bashir, Malakh Lal Shrestha, Konstantinos Tsagakis, Jorge G. Mascaro, Davide Pacini
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Mohamad Bashir of the Barts Heart Centre in London, UK, moderates a discussion on the frozen elephant trunk procedure. Dr Bashir is joined by Malakh Shrestha of Hannover Medical School in Germany, Konstantinos Tsagakis of the University of Essen in Germany, Jorge Mascaro of Queen Elizabeth Medical Center in Birmingham, UK, and Davide Pacini of S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna, Italy. They discuss the used of this procedure, details of the technique, and evidence around its application.