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It's Topic Tuesday and Aortic Disease Awareness Month.

Today is Topic Tuesday (Part 2) and Aortic Disease Awareness Month with Aortic Hope.


The most common methods for visualizing aneurysms and dissections are by echocardiogram or transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), computerized tomography (CT) scan, or magnetic resonance angiography (MRA).


We thought you would find it interesting to see some pictures representing tests that take place within the community!


Picture 1 is from Daniel Haase, MD from University of Maryland Department of Education and is an echocardiogram an Aortic Dissection


Picture 2 is from W. Michael Park, MD of the Cleveland Clinic showing a CT of a Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissection







Picture 3 is from from Shalmali Pal from Auntminnie.com showing a MRA of an Descending Aortic Dissection

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