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Other pertinent findings were trileaflet aortic valve with trivial aortic regurgitation, a properly placed pace maker lead and absence of aortic dissection flap (Fig.
Dr Kandilio admitted several of the symptoms suffered by Mr Lockyer including the "abrupt chest pains" he was feeling and the pain his jaw were consistent with suffering an aortic dissection (AD).
Acute aortic dissection is known as the most dangerous aortic disease,[sup][1],[2],[3] with management and prognosis determined as the disruption of the medial layer provoked by intramural bleeding.
Aortic dissection is a tear in the inner layer of the aorta, the main artery in the body which carries blood from the heart to all organs.
According to the Mayo Clinic's website, aortic dissection is somewhat rare.
CVG is also indicated in non-MFS annulo-aortic ectasia, ascending aortic aneurysms with concomitant aortic valve disease including mega-aorta syndromes, patients undergoing repair of type A aortic dissection and certain cases of complex endocarditis.
Case Report: Here we report a case of aortic dissection that was initially misdiagnosed as inferior wall myocardial infarction although the initial symptoms were related to right subclavian artery occlusion caused by a dissection flap.
Aortic dissection after sildenafil-induced erection.
Objective: To identify the risk factors of prolonged Intensive Care Unit stay after surgery in patients with the type A acute aortic dissection.
Background: The aim of this study was to examine the utility of the vascular ring connector (VRC) and compare the clinical outcomes to conventional suture technique in the operation for acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD).
It may also co-exist with other congenital anomalies such as aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, patent ductus arteriosus, and the coarctation of aorta.
Unlike aortic dissection, pulmonary artery dissection progresses rapidly and typically ruptures rather than developing a reentry site, which causes cardiogenic shock or sudden death [2-4].