Update in the management of type B aortic dissection.

  title={Update in the management of type B aortic dissection.},
  author={Foeke J. H. Nauta and Santi Trimarchi and Arnoud V. Kamman and Frans L. Moll and Joost A. van Herwaarden and Himanshu J. Patel and C. Alberto Figueroa and Kim Allan Eagle and James B. Froehlich},
  journal={Vascular medicine},
  volume={21 3},
Stanford type B aortic dissection (TBAD) is a life-threatening aortic disease. The initial management goal is to prevent aortic rupture, propagation of the dissection, and symptoms by reducing the heart rate and blood pressure. Uncomplicated TBAD patients require prompt medical management to prevent aortic dilatation or rupture during subsequent follow-up… CONTINUE READING