Figure 51d

Dissecting aortic aneurysm. A. The large intimal rent may be seen a few centimeters above the aortic cusps. B. The false channel created by the dissecting hematoma is shown. Notice the clearly sheared layers of aortic media.

Lindsay, Jr., J., MD, DeBakey, M.E., MD, Beall, A.C., MD, Diagnosis and Treatment Of Diseases of the Aorta, Hurst's The Heart, 8th edition, p 2171.