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ICU Protocols pp 203-209 | Cite as

Aortic Dissection

  • Shyam Sunder Tipparaju
  • Gopinath Ramachandran
  • Ravinuthala Venkat Kumar
  • Muppiri Vijay Kumar
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Abstract

Aortic dissection is a relatively uncommon disorder as compared to other cardiac emergencies such as acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or congestive heart failure (CHF). It carries a high mortality of 1% every hour for initial 48 h, if not properly recognized and managed.

Keywords

Acute Myocardial Infarction Acute Myocardial Infarction Aortic Dissection False Lumen Acute Aortic Dissection 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shyam Sunder Tipparaju
    • 1
  • Gopinath Ramachandran
    • 2
  • Ravinuthala Venkat Kumar
    • 3
  • Muppiri Vijay Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Critical CareContinental HospitalsHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical CareNizam Institute of Medical SciencesHyderabadIndia
  3. 3.Department of Cardiothoracic SurgeryNizam’s Institute of Medical SciencesHyderabadIndia

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