Neurologic Considerations in Aortic Surgery

Steven Messé, MD, discusses periprocedural ischemic neurologic injury in the context of cardiovascular surgery. A stroke neurologist at Penn Medicine, Dr. Messé identifies the procedures most likely to result in intraoperative stroke and spinal infarction, the common risk factors (age, prior stroke, afib) that increase this probability, and the prevention and mitigation of these events.

Related Links:

Complex Neurological Case Study Series
Dr. Messé’s Penn Profile


June 20, 2018

Created by

Penn Physician VideoLink