Medical Moment: Aortic Dissection

Dr. Raymond Dieter, cardiothoracic surgeon, will discuss what aortic dissections are and how they are treated. In this video Dr. Dieter will answer the following questions:
1. What is a dissection?
2. Where do dissections occur most often?
3. What treatments are available for dissection?
4. Are there symptoms of a dissection?
5. Are there screening tests for dissection?

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