Aorta Transthoracic 02 主动脉 经胸超声

Hematoma of Aortic wall

Fig. 1: 2d Jugular long axis descending aorta

(tt3274) F, 84 y.

At transthoracic examination, a diffuse, large hematoma of the entire aortic wall is seen in the descending thoracic aorta (Fig. 1) and ascending aorta (Fig 2-5). At chest Rx: large aortic shadow. At CT scan (no contrast): large hematoma of the entire aortic wall (ascending, arch, and descending).

Fig. 2: 2d parasternal long axis aorta
Fig. 3: Color Doppler parasternal long axis aorta

Fig. 4: 2d parasternal short axis aorta
Fig. 5: 2d parasternal short axis aorta

Chest Rx
Chest CT scan, no contrast
Chest CT scan, no contrast

Normal Aortic Arch

2d jugular long axis aortic arch
Color Doppler jugular long axis aortic arch
Pulsed Doppler beginning of aortic arch
Pulsed Doppler distal aortic arch

M-mode superior LA wall

(tt2736) M, 65 y. HP 4500
Normal aortic arch with pulsed Doppler sampling of flow at the beginning and end of the arch.
Inferior to the aortic arch and pulmonary artery, M-mode of the superior LA wall; arrows point at end-diastolic atrial contraction.