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Table 1 Comparison between imaging modality used for diagnosis of Type A aortic dissection.

From: A case of aortic dissection in a cocaine abuser: a case report and review of literature

Imaging technique Sensitivity Specificity
TEE 98 (95–99) 95 (92–97)
Helical CT 100 (96–100) 98 (87–99)
MRI 98 (95–99) 98 (95–100)