Conference Proceedings - Journal of Cholesterol and Heart Disease (2020) Volume 0, Issue 0
Aortic dissection: decrease blood pressure but be aware of drug toxicity
Case report: We report the case of a patient who presented with an AD type B of STANFORD, complicated by a drug-acute-renal-failure (ARF), requiring a hemodialysis session and a cessation of the majority of antihypertensive drugs , with very close monitoring until clinical improvement and normalization of clinical and biological parameters.
Discussion: The cornerstone of the management Type B AD is medical treatment with low blood pressure goals. However, the doctor must be alerted to side effects by respecting the rules of prescription in general, and knowing the situations with potential risk of developing adverse events. The knowledge of side effects allows their early diagnosis and appropriate care.