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Thoracic Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm

by Hetal Verma, MD
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    The lecture Thoracic Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm by Hetal Verma, MD is from the course Thoracic Radiology.


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    1. ...are most commonly caused by infection.
    2. ...are commonly caused by atherosclerosis.
    3. ...are long in shape.
    4. ...most commonly involve the aortic arch.
    5. ...are often associated with aortic dissection.
    1. Stanford type A can be treated with medications.
    2. Stanford type A involves the ascending aorta majorly.
    3. Stanford type B involves descending aorta majorly.
    4. The dissection is defined as an intimal defect.
    5. A dissection result is creating a true and false lumen.
    1. FIESTA MRI
    2. Non-contrast CT
    3. Contrast CT
    4. Repeat chest X-ray
    5. Ultrasound
    1. It may be compressed by a true lumen.
    2. It has a delayed flow of blood.
    3. It has a larger cross-sectional area.
    4. A complete thrombosis in the lumen indicates less chance of aortic dilatation.
    5. It is formed due to a defect in the aortic intima.

    Author of lecture Thoracic Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm

     Hetal Verma, MD

    Hetal Verma, MD


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