DeBakey classification

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De·Bak·ey clas·si·fi·ca·tion

a classification of three types of aortic dissection: type I extends into the transverse arch and distal aorta and type II is confined to the ascending aorta; type III dissections begin in the descending aorta, with type IIIA extending toward the diaphragm and type IIIB below it.
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Michael Ellis, U.S. heart surgeon, 1908–.
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DeBakey classification - three types of dissections of the aorta: type I, type II, type III, type IIIA.
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Contrast enhanced computerized thoracoabdominal angiography was applied on 73 patients and was classified into three main groups according to DeBakey classification. Accordingly, 31 (42.5%) of 73 patients were DeBakey type 1, 18 (24.7%) were DeBakey type 2 and 24 (32.9%) were DeBakey type 3 AAD.
Contrast enhanced thoracoabdominal computerized tomography findings of the patients, flap appearance in echocardiography and distribution according to DeBakey classification Number of Number of % examined AAD detected patients patients CT finding 73 68 91.3 Flap appearance in TTE 42 27 64.3 DeBakey Type 1 31 42.5 Type 2 18 24.7 Type 3 24 32.9 AAD: Acute aortic dissection, CT: Computed tomography, TTE: Transthoracic echocardiography Table 4.