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type 2 aortic dissection
A 23-year-old male asked:
39 years experience Cardiology
Ao dissection: Typically is of abrupt onset and not preceded by an aneurysm
A 33-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Probably: The critical aspect of your treatment is blood pressure control and decreasing shear forces in your aorta. If your BP is in good range and your heart ... Read More
19 years experience Cardiology
Usually: If you have concerns however, be sure and call your doctors office.
A 44-year-old member asked:
55 years experience Rheumatology
No: There are different types and different variation. Not all lead to dissection. You need to discuss this with your physician if this is you. Marfan ... Read More
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Arterial/aortic disease can be seen in Marfan syndrome and type 4 ehler danlos or what is called vascular type.
A 34-year-old member asked:
44 years experience Cardiology
Unrelated: They're completely unrelated.
A 56-year-old male asked:
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Life expectancy: There are no great numbers on this, as there are many other factors that will affect the life expectancy of a person, with or without having had suger ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: If associated with inheritable collagen diseases. However, it is usually related to elevated blood pressure.
A 38-year-old member asked:
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Sure: Typically in the young if a dissection is considered it is related to trauma or a congenital connective tissue disease such as ehler's danlos or marfa ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Cardiology
Aortic dissection: Probably the best studies are either a magnetic resonance angiogram (mra) or a computed tomography angiogram (cta) of the chest and abdomen.
A 48-year-old member asked:
23 years experience Cardiology
Aortic dissection: It depends upon extent of dissection and type of dissection.
A 31-year-old member asked:
51 years experience Cardiology
Dissection: The pain of aortic dissection can stop when the dissection stabilizes, the patient dies or has effective treatment. The time any of these takes is hig ... Read More
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