Paravertebral echocardiographic views in a patient with acute aortic dissection

  • Pablo BlancoEmail author
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Aortic Aneurysm Aortic Dissection Pleural Fluid False Lumen Acute Aortic Dissection 
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The author would like to thank Mrs. Celeste Bruno for the language guidance.

Conflict of interest

The author has no conflicts of interest related to this submission.

Supplementary material

Video 1 Paravertebral view of the descending thoracic aorta (DTA) in longitudinal scanning plane, grayscale imaging, corresponding to the Fig.1a (MPG 3466 kb)

Video 2 Paravertebral view of the DTA in longitudinal scanning plane, color Doppler, corresponding to the Fig.1b (MPG 1908 kb)

Video 3 Paravertebral view of the DTA in transverse scanning plane, corresponding to the Fig.1d and 1e (MPG 3250 kb)

Video 4 Technique for obtaining the paravertebral views of the DTA, in both longitudinal and transverse scanning plane, corresponding to the Fig.1c and 1f (MPG 9732 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Intensive care unitHospital Dr. Emilio FerreyraNecocheaArgentina

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