Polling Station

Poll 01/09/2018 – 30/09/2018

Acute type B aortic dissection

Question #1

Is there an uncomplicated type B dissection?
  • Yes
  • No
Question #2

Which is the best time to intervene with TEVAR an uncomplicated acute type B dissection?
  • Within 14 days
  • Between 15 and 90 days
  • After 90 days
  • Only, when it becomes complicated
Question #3

Is refractory arterial hypertension a sign of a complicated type B dissection?
  • Yes
  • No
Question #4

Are you always using the PETTICOAT technique to promote aortic remodeling?
  • Yes, always
  • Never
  • Only in case of malperfusion
Question #5

How do you treat a complicated acute type B dissection with a retrograde involvement of the arch in a fit patient?
  • Endovascularly
  • Open surgically
Question #6

Do you think that statins should be used in the treatment of an acute type B dissection?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Only in selected cases
  • I do not know
Question #7

What is your follow-up imaging in patients treated conservatively for type B dissection?
  • CT-angiography
  • MR-angiography
  • None of them
  • CT-angio at 3 months and then MR-angio