Chapter 17. Aortic Dissection and Dissection-Like Syndromes

  1. Thom W. Rooke MD1,
  2. Timothy M. Sullivan MD2 and
  3. Michael R. Jaff DO3
  1. Joshua A. Beckman MD, MS

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch17

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

How to Cite

Beckman, J. A. (2008) Aortic Dissection and Dissection-Like Syndromes, in Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions (eds T. W. Rooke, T. M. Sullivan and M. R. Jaff), Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Head, Section of Vascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic; John and Posy Krehbiel Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine; Rochester, Minnesota

  2. 2

    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, North Central Heart Institute, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  3. 3

    Director, Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158275

Online ISBN: 9780470692356

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Keywords:

  • aortic dissection;
  • syndromes;
  • surgical therapies;
  • aneurysm formation;
  • congenital valve

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Aortic Dissection

  • Dissection—Like Syndromes

  • Questions

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