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Iatrogenic dissection of the ascending aorta following heart catheterisation: incidence, management and outcome


1. Interventional Cardiology Department, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain. 2. Cardiology Department, Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain.

Aims: Iatrogenic ascending aorta dissection (AAD) is an uncommon complication following heart catheterisation. Aims of this study were to determine the incidence, to identify the predisposing procedural factors a

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