Ascending aortic dissection diagnosed with the use of point-of-care sonography. Case report

  title={Ascending aortic dissection diagnosed with the use of point-of-care sonography. Case report},
  author={Wojciech Wierzejski and Piotr Nowakowski and Dominik Drobiński},
  booktitle={Journal of ultrasonography},
The presented case of a patient in cardiogenic shock in the course of aortic dissection with concomitant cerebral circulation illustrates the effectiveness of sonography in the intensive care unit as a tool that aids the diagnostic process. Point-of-care sonography involves ultrasound assessment performed by the attending physician, being an integral part of a physical examination. A 67-year-old female was brought to the emergency department with a suspicion of stroke, comatose, with focal… CONTINUE READING


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