Aortic Dissection

  • Vincent E. Friedewald


Prompt recognition of acute aortic dissection, which may present with atypical symptoms and findings [16]


Aortic Dissection Giant Cell Arteritis Cardiac Tamponade MARFAN Syndrome TAKAYASU Arteritis 
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  1. 2010 ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with thoracic aortic disease Google Scholar
  2. 2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases Google Scholar

Patient Information

  1. AHA: Activity Post-dissectionGoogle Scholar

Professional Information

Review: Endovascular Repair

Review: Management

Review: Management in Marfan/Other Cong Dis

Acute Aortic Syndrome

Acute Aortic Syndrome

Acute Aortic Syndrome

  1. Radiographics. 2003;23:S93–S110.

Acute Myocardial Infarction Presentation


Aortic DIL/Bicuspid AV

  1. N Engl J Med. 2014;370:1920–9.

Bicuspid AV and Type A Dissection: PT Characteristics

Chest Pain: Differential Diagnosis

  1. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2009;27:685–712.


Delayed Diagnosis/Treatment

Delayed Diagnosis: Risk Factors

Delayed Diagnosis/Inappropriate Initial Diagnosis: Clinical Predictors

Endovascular Repair: Ascending Dissection

Epidemilogy: Trends, Mortality, Risk Factors

Family History

Genomics: ACTA2 Outcomes

  1. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015;8:457–64.

Genomics: FBN1

  1. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015;47:e124–30.

Geometrical Change

International Registry (IRAD)

Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Marfan Syndrome: Surgery for Type A Dissection

Missed Diagnosis: Risk Factors

Missed Diagnosis in Emergency Room: Risk Factors

Outcomes: Acute Type B (DeBakey III)

Outcomes: Quality of Life Post-surgery

  1. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:369–89.


Presenting as Pericarditis

Prior Cardiac Surgery

Risk Score: Sensitivity at Initial Presentation

ST Segment Elevation (Case Report)

Syndromic Form: Mutations

Trends: Presentation, DX, Outcomes


  1. Acta Cardiol. 2005;60:165–70.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincent E. Friedewald
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  1. 1.Division of CardiologyUT Health Science Center at Houston Division of CardiologyHoustonUSA

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