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Commentary: Lack of Screening Makes Primary Prevention Most Effective to Reduce the Mortality of Aortic Dissection

Saturday, November 28, 2020

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Source Name: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


Hughes GC

A relatively recent, open-access, brief viewpoint on the utility of screening for thoracic aortic pathologies. Although the negative opinion expressed by the author may not be universally accepted, a debate fuelled by data and especially patient-centered cerebrospinal outcomes will certainly be of benefit; evem more so with the spreading of metrics for prediction of acute complications of aortic disease.

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