Poll 01/09/2018 – 30/09/2018
Acute type B aortic dissection
Is there an uncomplicated type B dissection?
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
Is refractory arterial hypertension a sign of a complicated type B dissection?
Are you always using the PETTICOAT technique to promote aortic remodeling?
- Yes, always
- Only in case of malperfusion
How do you treat a complicated acute type B dissection with a retrograde involvement of the arch in a fit patient?
- Open surgically
Do you think that statins should be used in the treatment of an acute type B dissection?
- Only in selected cases
- I do not know
What is your follow-up imaging in patients treated conservatively for type B dissection?
- None of them
- CT-angio at 3 months and then MR-angio