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How do you cope with type b aortic dissection?
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Blood pressure
90% of type b dissection are managed medically with blood pressure control in the acute phase.
In cases of rupture, decrease perfusion to organs like intestines kidneys or legs the patient will need surgery or stenting. In chronic cases you need follow up ct scan to assess the aorta for aneurysmal degeneration.

In brief: Blood pressure
90% of type b dissection are managed medically with blood pressure control in the acute phase.
In cases of rupture, decrease perfusion to organs like intestines kidneys or legs the patient will need surgery or stenting. In chronic cases you need follow up ct scan to assess the aorta for aneurysmal degeneration.
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