Flashcards in Aortic disease Deck (14)
unequal pulses / BP indicates what condition?
what is the classic triad for AAA rupture?
pulsatile abdominal mass
what are the treatment options for AAA?
what are the screening recommendations for AAA?
one time screening men 65-75 who have ever smoked
what tests are used for aortic aneurysm diagnosis?
DeBakey I aortic dissection occurs where? what is the prognosis?
DeBakey II aortic dissection occurs where?
DeBakey III aortic dissection occurs where?
what is the common quality of pain in patients with an aortic dissection?
ripping / tearing pain with sudden intensity
what can be used for management of acute aortic dissection?
IV beta blockers
what are the follow ups for serial imaging after aortic dissection?
1, 3, 6, 12 months
what test can help locate a type A (ascending) or type B (descending) aortic dissection?
which type of aortic dissection is a medical emergency?
type A (ascending)