Diagnostic Challenge – A Case Presentation

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  • Lectures
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What you'll learn

Acute aortic dissection (AD) is the most frequent and catastrophic manifestation of the acute aortic syndrome and includes intramural hematoma, penetrating aortic ulcer, and ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm. The incidence is < 30 cases per million individuals per year. read more »»

Acute type A aortic dissection has a mortality rate of about 1% per hour initially, with half of the patients expected to be dead by the 3rd day and almost 80% by the end of the 2nd week. Death rates are lower but still significant in acute type B aortic dissection, like 10% minimum at 30 days, and 70% or more in the highest-risk groups. Learn more about cases of aortic dissection in this expert speaker presentation designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • People interested in exploring new technologies in Medicine

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • A case of Aortic dissection
  • How does it affect the diagnosis and management
  • Challenges faced during management.


Dr. Sandip Mandal

MBBS, MD, MRCP, MCEM, Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata


MBBS, MD, MRCP, MCEM, Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata

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