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Acute aortic syndromes in emergency departments

Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a modern term to describe interrelated emergency aortic conditions with similar clinical characteristics and challenges. AAS include aortic dissection, aortic intramural hematoma and penetrating ulcer of the aorta
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Diffuse Osborn wave and side effects of psychotropic drugs?

We describe the case of a schizophrenic patient under several psychotropic drugs, presenting in the emergency department for vigilance disorders; the ECG shows diffuse Osborn wave and prolongation of QT without hypothermia.
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