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We report the case of a 71-year-old female with mega-aorta extending from the ascending aorta to the descending aorta, who was successfully treated with a one-stage total thoracic aortic repair by the frozen elephant trunk technique using a stent-graft. We used a home-made frozen elephant trunk with four giant-turco Z-stents on the distal side that was inserted into the downstream descending aorta via an aortic arch guiding pull-through wire. The stent-graft was distally positioned at the leveldoi:10.1510/icvts.2011.275933 pmid:21724660 fatcat:ygmy645vjfbapmg3uiphsfgoei