The University of Michigan is a destination center for patients with acute aortic dissections.
The 5-year average operative mortality for surgically repaired aortic dissections is a remarkable 7.3%.
The 2016 operative mortality for Type A dissections is 5.3%.
The 2016 operative mortality for Type B dissections is 0.0%.
The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center continues to perform complex aortic surgical procedures.