Article Abstract

Innovations in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

Authors: Mohamad Bashir, Joseph E. Bavaria

Abstract

This Special issue guest edited jointly by Dr. Mohamad Bashir and Dr. Joseph E. Bavaria aims to highlight clinical controversies and uncertainties regarding thoracic aortic aneurysm, its surgical treatment and innovations. The issue cross fertilised topics from a pool of international repute and brought them to clinical, scientific and academic platform to portray their Viewpoints, results and experiences. The emphasis of current aortic practice is centred around multi-disciplinary approach and linkage of thoughts, research and experiences. The issue dwelled on all concepts above reflecting on the future trends and projections in aortic surgery. We understand the ongoing need for new treatment options to provide effective and corrective surgery and such needs to be centred on foundations and pillars of extensive research and clinical expertise.