Archive for the ‘Aortic’ Category - Part 2

Differential Transesophageal Echocardiographic Diagnosis Between Linear Artifacts and Intraluminal Flap of Aortic Dissection or Disruption

Spontaneous acute aortic dissection (AD) and traumatic disruption of the thoracic aorta (TDA) are life-threatening conditions that require rapid and accurate diagnosis. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has been proposed as a first-line imaging technique for the evaluation of patients with suspected AD’2 and for the screening of victims sustaining blunt chest trauma who are at high […]

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