Fig. 7.12a. CT scan of a patient with a chronic Type B dissection resulting in an aortic aneurysm. The intimal flap is clearly seen in both the ascending and descending thoracic aorta. The patient had severe aortic insufficiency and coronary artery disease as well.

Fig. 7.12b. The chronic dissection continues into the abdominal aorta, here seen at the level of the superior mesenteric artery.

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