TITLE

Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection. Comparison of Investigatory Methods -- Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Hitter, Erwin; Ranquin, Ronald; Mortelamans, Lieven; Parizel, Gaston
PUB. DATE
November 1987
SOURCE
Angiology;Nov1987, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p859
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A case is presented of a patient with an acute aortic dissection, rapidly followed by thrombosis of the false channel. The classical aortoangiography failed to give adequate information, whereas newer, less invasive investigation methods gave images that finally led to the correct diagnosis. The value of these methods in the diagnosis of aortic dissection is discussed.
ACCESSION #
16352521

 

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