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Diagnosing Aortic Intramural Hematoma: Current Perspectives

Authors Ferrera C, Vilacosta I, Cabeza B, Cobiella J, Martínez I, Saiz-Pardo Sanz M, Bustos A, Serrano FJ, Maroto L

Received 23 January 2020

Accepted for publication 7 May 2020

Published 8 June 2020 Volume 2020:16 Pages 203—213


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Review by Single anonymous peer review

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Konstantinos Tziomalos

Carlos Ferrera,1 Isidre Vilacosta,1 Beatriz Cabeza,2 Javier Cobiella,3 Isaac Martínez,4 Melchor Saiz-Pardo Sanz,5 Ana Bustos,2 Francisco Javier Serrano,4 Luis Maroto3

1Department of Cardiology, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; 2Department of Radiology, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; 3Department of Cardiac Surgery, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; 4Department of Vascular Surgery, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; 5Pathology Department, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Correspondence: Carlos Ferrera
Department of Cardiology, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Calle Profesor Martín Lagos S/N, Madrid 28040, Spain
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Abstract: Aortic intramural hematoma (AIH) is an entity within the acute aortic syndrome. Combination of a priori probability, clinical history, laboratory blood test and imaging techniques are the basis for diagnosis of AIH. This review is focused on all aspects related to diagnosis of patients with AIH, from clinical to imaging and analytical.

Keywords: aortic intramural hematoma, acute aortic syndrome, diagnosis

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