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Acute aortic dissection — the great mimicker: how can we improve patient outcomes?

01 Jun 2017 77 Comments

Acute aortic dissection is one of a number of conditions in medicine that carries the moniker of "the great mimicker". But there is no doubt that it is the one with the highest jeopardy. Acute aortic dissection (AAD) has a very high mortality, even with surgical intervention, and the time...