Video 1 This video summarizes the development of the “Shaggy Aorta” protocol including the observation of persistent bilateral embolic infarcts in patients undergoing open aortic arch operations despite advancements in neuroprotective strategies, the technical details of the protocol in both hemiarch and total arch patients, and early outcomes of this strategy.
Authors: Christian V. Ghincea, Muhammad Aftab, Yuki Ikeno, Andrew L. Mesher, T. Brett Reece