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type 2 aortic dissection

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Ao dissection: Typically is of abrupt onset and not preceded by an aneurysm

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
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
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Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
Usually: If you have concerns however, be sure and call your doctors office.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
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
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: If associated with inheritable collagen diseases. However, it is usually related to elevated blood pressure.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shane Parmer
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
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.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Aortic dissection: It depends upon extent of dissection and type of dissection.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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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