Diagnosing and Treating Acute and Chronic Syndromes of the Aortic Organ

Publication Date: February 26, 2024
Last Updated: February 29, 2024

The aortic organ

  • It is recommended to view, interpret and treat the aorta in the context of an organ, whereby diagnosis, treatment and surveillance should be approached with this perspective. I, C

Nomenclature and risk stratification

  • In patients with aortic dissection, Ishimaru zones are recommended for use as a reporting standard of disease extent. I, C -
  • The use of the TEMd classification should be considered in any acute aortic syndrome to determine the type of disease and an initial treatment strategy. IIa, C
  • The use of the GERAADAe score should be considered in patients with acute type A aortic dissection undergoing surgery to determine 30-day mortality. IIa, C

Overview

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Diagnosing and Treating Acute and Chronic Syndromes of the Aortic Organ

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