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Aortic dissection in parasternal long axis TTE

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Aortic dissection in parasternal long axis TTE
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Posted By: DrAM (245 days ago)

Dont u think there is a similar image in ascending aortic posterior
wall? In this case the vessel orientation is different.

Posted By: afsaneh (1564 days ago)

very nice

Posted By: Shaun_Davis (2036 days ago)

this can be easy confused as a line artifact. nice cases.

Posted By: falcomed (2220 days ago)

yes this is the descending aorta

Posted By: magehana47 (2223 days ago)

very nice clips


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Added: 01-04-2010
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Frequently, the descending aorta can be seen just behind the left atrium in the parasternal long axis view on TTE. In this case, a subtle finding is a serious one that must be detected. The linear echodensity across the aorta is an acute dissection of the aorta.


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