Acute discrete dissection of the ascending aorta

Chirillo, F.; Salvador, I.; Bacchion, F.
July 2008
Heart;Jul2008, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p924
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a 49-year-old man with a history of hypertension presented to the emergency department because of chest pain and syncope. The echocardiography has demonstrated a dilated ascending aorta and a mildly regurgitant bicuspidal aortic valve. The article highlights the results of the echocardiographic findings.


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