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Heart aortic dissection DX

which is the most accurate test for aortic dissection DX as in uworld it says CT, MRI, TEE while in MTB2 it says angiogram
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I think its angiography...
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Aortic angio.............most accurate but invasive it is done to determine the extent of dissection for surgery
TEE highly sensitive and specific, can be done at bedside
CT and MRI are less ideal in acute setting
The choice depends on the question
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