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Acute discrete dissection of the ascending aorta
  1. O Breithardt
  1. Ca’ Foncello Hospital, Treviso, Italy
  1. Dr O Breithardt, II. Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum Coburg, Ketschendorfer Str 33, Coburg D-96450, Germany; olebreithardt{at}

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To the editor: I am puzzled by the image published by Chirillo et al1 which supposedly shows a “discrete aortic dissection”, …

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