1. To understand the different types of acute aortic syndrome.
2. To learn about imaging findings and management options.
Computed tomography (CT) angiography represents the major imaging modality for the diagnosis of acute aortic syndromes. This lecture will review the various underlying diseases of the acute aortic syndrome, demonstrate typical imaging features enabling the diagnosis and discuss management options depending on the type, extent, and location of the disease. Clinical examples will be shown in this presentation.