Management of incidentally diagnosed pulmonary artery dissection in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Jorge Nuche MD 1, José-Manuel Montero-Cabezas MD2, Ana Lareo MD1, Carmen Jiménez López-Guarch MD, PhD1,4, Maite Velázquez-Martín MD1, Sergio Alonso-Charterina MD, PhD3, Yolanda Revilla-Ostolaza3 MD, Fernando Arribas-Ynsaurriaga MD, PhD1,4, Pilar Escribano-Subías MD, PhD1,4

Affiliations

1 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid, Spain. 

2 Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center. Leiden, The Netherlands.

3 Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid, Spain.

4 CIBER de enfermedades CardioVasculares (CIBERCV), Spain

Received: 12 September 2018 Accepted: 23 October 2018 Published: 07 December 2018

Keywords: Pulmonary artery aneurysm, Pulmonary arterial hypertension, cardiac magnetic resonance, computed tomography.

Abstract

Pulmonary artery dissection is a rare entity, usually discovered post-mortem. In recent years, reported cases of living patients with a pulmonary artery dissection are growing and represent a challenging situation for clinicians.

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