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A 27-year-old female asked:

Will cardiac enzymes always be elevated in an aortic dissection ?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
No: Only if it is affecting the origin of the aorta where the coronary arteries take off, or stress of dissection triggered a heart attack.

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