Search Tag: Acute Aortic Syndrome

Cardiology Management

Intravascular ultrasound for detection of acute aortic syndrome

2018 24 Apr

Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) includes classic aortic dissection, aortic intramural haematoma, and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. These conditions often have similar clinical manifestations, creating diagnostic difficulties. A new study, published in the journal Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, presents a case of a patient with aortic... Read more

IMAGING Management

BJR Publishes Recommendations for Accurate CT Diagnosis of Suspected Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS)

2016 31 May

These open access recommendations are published on behalf of  The British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (BSCI) and The British Society of Cardiovascular CT (BSCCT)   Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a life-threatening condition which requires urgent and immediate treatment. AAS can be diagnosed by using CT imaging, but it is important that... Read more