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

Hitter, Erwin; Ranquin, Ronald; Mortelamans, Lieven; Parizel, Gaston
November 1987
Angiology;Nov1987, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p859
Academic Journal
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.


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