Thoracic Aorta 2: Aortic Dissection

The purpose of this Thoracic Aorta series is to assist the reader in analysis of the thoracic aorta, with particular focus on atherosclerosis, aortic dissection, and relevant artifacts.

You will learn:

  • Imaging modalities for diagnosing aortic dissection
  • Evaluation of the dissection
  • Endovascular aortic procedures

Author(s): Robert H Thiele, MD

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Credit hours: .5

Method and Medium: Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.