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Episode 64 – Thoracic Aortic Syndromes- An Interview with Dr. Anthony Hackett
EMplify – December 2021
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Thoracic Aortic Syndromes in The Emergency Department: Recognition and Management
Interview with author: Anthony Hackett, MD
Thoracic Aortic Syndromes
- Dissection, Intramural Hematoma, and Penetrating Aortic Ulcers
- Intima, media, and adventitia
- Epidemiology and classification
- Debakey vs Stanford classification- do we still use Debakey ?
- Risk Factors
- Prehospital Care – what should EMS be looking for?
- ED Care
- HTN, Pulse defecits, Chest Pain, Syncope?Table 3
- ADD-RS score
- EKG – STEMI?
- BP management
- Heart Rate
- Surgery – Who goes and when?
- Special populations
Last Updated on January 25, 2023