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Recognition and management of dissecting aneurysms of the aorta

Br Med J 1969; 4 doi: (Published 18 October 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;4:134
  1. A. E. Thompson,
  2. F. H. N. Spracklen,
  3. E. M. M. Besterman,
  4. L. L. Bromley


    The current approach to treatment at St. Mary's Hospital of dissecting aortic aneurysms uses a period of induced hypotension before aortography and consideration for surgical correction. There are 13 survivors of a series of 24 patients treated in this way.