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Articles by Christopher Gestrich in JoVE
A Closed-chest Model to Induce Transverse Aortic Constriction in Mice Lars Eichhorn*1, Christina Katharina Weisheit*1, Christopher Gestrich2, Konrad Peukert1, Georg Daniel Duerr2, Muhammad Ajmal Ayub3, Felix Erdfelder1, Florian Stöckigt4 1Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Bonn, 2Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, 3Institute of Physiology 2, University of Bonn, 4Department of Medicine - Cardiology, University Hospital Bonn Here, we present a protocol of Transverse Aortic constriction (TAC) via a lateral thoracotomy. This technique is a minimally invasive, closed chest surgical procedure aiming to simulate pressure overload and heart failure in mice utilizing standard TAC laboratory settings.
Other articles by Christopher Gestrich on PubMed
Long-Term Outcome and Quality of Life in Aortic Type A Dissection Survivors The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon. | Pubmed ID: 25865779 Aortic dissection is a severe and sophisticated disease that is often linked with a number of possible complications. Our study concerns with long-term outcome and quality of life (QoL) in acute aortic dissection type A (AADA) survivors.