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#EuSEM18: Think aorta! Spreading the word on aortic dissection

2018 18 Sep

Aortic dissection is a rare but life-threatening condition that needs to be recognised in the emergency department. It can be fatal if missed. In the UK incidence is 2-3/100,000 per year. It is the commonest cardiac surgical emergency and affects working age people. Without intervention most will die within one month. The European Society of Emergency... Read more