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Aortic Dissection – International Emergency Medicine Education Project
by Shanaz Sajeed Introduction Aortic dissection carries high morbidity and mortality. Although patients generally present with acute symptoms and classic signs, a subset of patients may present with syncope, GI bleeding, and neurological deficits. The clinician needs to remain vigilant for such atypical presentations. There are two standard anatomical classifications – Stanford and De Bakey. … Continue reading Aortic Dissection