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Is Release and Perfuse Technique Essential Along with Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure?
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  • Saeid Hosseini,
  • Mostafa Mousavizadeh,
  • Yousef Rezaei,
  • Mohamad Bashir
Saeid Hosseini
Heart Valve Diseases Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research center, Iran University of Medical Sciences

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Mostafa Mousavizadeh
Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center
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Yousef Rezaei
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Mohamad Bashir
NHS Wales Health Education and Improvement Wales
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Frozen Elephant Trunk (FET) has revolutionized management of aortic arch and proximal descending aorta pathologies. Despite significant advancement in FET prosthesis design in recent years, adverse outcomes related with neurologic and visceral ischemic events remained unsolved. To address this issue, several publications evaluated protection strategies to reduce body lower ischemic time. In the present commentary we put the technique promoted as “Release and Perfuse Technique” on scale that is for achievement of less lower body circulatory arrest time.
05 May 2022Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
09 May 2022Assigned to Editor
09 May 2022Submission Checks Completed
09 May 2022Editorial Decision: Accept
Sep 2022Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery volume 37 issue 9 on pages 2640-2641. 10.1111/jocs.16644