Pearls from Dr. Tamim Nazif

71 y/o woman p/w chest pain, PEA arrest, found to have inferior STEMI likely 2/2 traumatic RCA occlusion and large type B aortic dissection


  • Aortic dissection: clinical characteristics from Dissection Registry

    Posted 12/21/16 09:20:24 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • Acute ST elevation Differential:

    Posted 12/21/16 09:23:46 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • Aortic Dissection Classification

    Posted 12/21/16 09:25:45 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • End-organ damage from aortic dissection

    Posted 12/21/16 09:39:16 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • Chest wall trauma w/ STE? Think coronary artery injury (rupture vs occlusion)

    Posted 12/21/16 09:40:49 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • For further reading...

    The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (JAMA 2000)
    Conditions mimicking acute STEMI
    Coronary artery occlusion after blunt trauma

    Posted 12/21/16 09:46:19 AM by Matthew Cummings

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