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8 Cards in this Set

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What drug should a patient with a recent stroke and mobile atheroma found on TEE be put on?
E: Warfarin
A: warf
What are the major risk factors for aortic dissection?
E: Hypertension, connective tissue disorders, bicuspid aortic valve, coarctation of the aorta, trauma, pregnancy
A: Hyper, marf, coarc
How should Type A aortic dissection be managed?
E: Surgical management for Stanford Type A and medical management for Type B.
A: surg
What is the best test for diagnosing acute aortic dissection?
E: Helical CT or TEE
A: (ct)|(tee)
How should patients with chronic aortic dissection be followed?
E: Serial MRA.
A: mra
A patient with chronic aortic dissection, Type A has a aortic root diameter of 5.5 cm. Will he require surgery? (Y/N)
E: For Type A, the value is 5 cm, for Type B it is 6 cm.
A: Y
Who should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm?
E: No one
A: n
What are the indications for AAA repair?
E: Greater than 5.5 cm or rapidly expanding.
A: 5.5