Acute aortic syndrome
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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
For all patients (with any cause, whether type A or B dissection, intramural hemorrhage, or penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer)
Advise all patients with aortic disease to avoid competitive and body contact sports and strenuous activities that would require the Valsalva maneuver (eg, isometric heavy weightlifting, shoveling snow, chopping wood) r7
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