CT
Axial C+ arterial phase
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Thoracic aortic dissection is commonly divided according to the Stanford classification into type A (involving the ascending aorta or aortic arch)...”

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  • Ascending aorta dilatation - “ Dilatation of the ascending aorta is a common finding in the elderly but unusual in younger patients. Pathology In adults, an ascending aortic d...”
  • Arterial dissection - “ Arterial dissection occurs when blood enters the media through a tear or ulcer in the intima and tracks along the media, forming a second blood-fi...”
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm - “ Thoracic aortic aneurysms are relatively uncommon compared to abdominal aortic aneurysms. There is a wide range of causes, and the ascending aorta...”
  • Ascending aortic aneurysm - “ Ascending aortic aneurysms are the most common subtype of thoracic aortic aneurysms and may be true or false injuries.  Epidemiology Ascending a...”
  • Stanford classification of aortic dissection - “ Along with the DeBakey classification, the Stanford classification is used to separate aortic dissections into those that need surgical repair, an...”
  • Aortic dissection - “ Aortic dissection is the most common form of the acute aortic syndromes and a type of arterial dissection. It occurs when blood enters the medial ...”

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