Aortic Dissection in a Swedish Population – Patient Characteristics, Symptoms and Mortality

The majority of AD patients are males, and previous hypertension and AA are common. The typical presenting complaint is chest pain, but most patients have other chief complaints. AD patients have a substantial 30 -day risk of death and major adverse cardiovascular events.

Maria Ström, Ardavan Khoshnood, Ulf Ekelund


Swedish Society for Emergency Medicine, National Meeting in Emergency Medicine, Stockholm