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Aortic Dissection: Surgery & Medication

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP
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    The lecture Aortic Dissection: Surgery & Medication by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP is from the course Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock.


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    1. Aortic dissection is not always an emergency
    2. Definitive treatment is based on its classification
    3. Type A requires emergent surgical intervention
    4. Type B is usually managed medically
    5. Initial ED management is identical for both dissection types
    1. Stable intramural hematoma
    2. Rupture or impending rupture
    3. Propagation of dissection
    4. Development of aneurysm
    5. Renal infarction
    1. Beta-blockers
    2. Calcium channel blockers
    3. ACE-inhibitors
    4. Angiotensin-receptor blockers
    5. Nitroprusside
    1. Ensure adequate intravascular volume with fluid/blood
    2. Initiate vasopressors immediately
    3. Initiate CPR
    4. Continue IV infusion of beta-blockers
    5. Refer for surgery immediately

    Author of lecture Aortic Dissection: Surgery & Medication

     Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

    Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP


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