Reintervention after thoracic endovascular aortic repair deserves more attention

Zhenjiang Li, Lei Zhang, Zaiping Jing, Jian Zhou


It’s our great honor to respond the commentary by Dr. Hsu and Dr. Shih, regarding our recently published study (1). Dr. Hsu et al. made some important inference from our study and held an optimistic attitude towards long-term outcomes of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for aortic dissection compared with open surgery and medical treatment (2).