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How long does an aortic dissection take to develop? Minutes? Hours?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Seconds

Aortic dissection is a sudden onset disease occurring in seconds but it can progress to involve other segments of the aorta or its branches over minutes, hours or even months when not treated.

In brief: Seconds

Aortic dissection is a sudden onset disease occurring in seconds but it can progress to involve other segments of the aorta or its branches over minutes, hours or even months when not treated.
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Minutes to hours

Develops over minutes and progresses over several hours and sometime days.

In brief: Minutes to hours

Develops over minutes and progresses over several hours and sometime days.
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