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Researchers discover genetic mutation that can cause aortic dissection

Researchers discover genetic mutation that can cause aortic dissection

New article finds rising trend in hospitalization for hypertensive emergency with reduction in mortality

New article finds rising trend in hospitalization for hypertensive emergency with reduction in mortality

New Vanderbilt Center offers comprehensive care for patients with Marfan syndrome and aortic disease

New Vanderbilt Center offers comprehensive care for patients with Marfan syndrome and aortic disease

Researchers discover gene variants linked to thoracic aortic dissections

Researchers discover gene variants linked to thoracic aortic dissections

Serious heart problem can run in families and occur at similar ages, study suggests

Serious heart problem can run in families and occur at similar ages, study suggests

Aggressive home blood pressure monitoring may contribute to rise in emergency department visits

Aggressive home blood pressure monitoring may contribute to rise in emergency department visits

Genetic testing worthwhile in sudden cardiac death

Genetic testing worthwhile in sudden cardiac death

Understanding mechanisms of aortic pathology to improve care

Understanding mechanisms of aortic pathology to improve care

UMMC surgeons develop a program to direct critically ill patients to appropriate treatment location

UMMC surgeons develop a program to direct critically ill patients to appropriate treatment location

Acute Cardiovascular Care 2015 to be held in Vienna from 17 to 19 October

Acute Cardiovascular Care 2015 to be held in Vienna from 17 to 19 October

New treatment for Marfan syndrome works as well as beta blockers

New treatment for Marfan syndrome works as well as beta blockers

Investigational treatment shows promise against Marfan syndrome

Investigational treatment shows promise against Marfan syndrome

ESC Guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases published in European Heart Journal

ESC Guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases published in European Heart Journal

Juventas presents positive trial results of JVS-100 drug delivered by Biocardia’s Helix transendocardial system

Juventas presents positive trial results of JVS-100 drug delivered by Biocardia’s Helix transendocardial system

Team Ritter to raise funds for John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health at ING NYC Marathon

Team Ritter to raise funds for John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health at ING NYC Marathon

Common blood pressure drug reduces fatal cardiac problem in patients with Marfan syndrome

Common blood pressure drug reduces fatal cardiac problem in patients with Marfan syndrome

Researchers find recurrent genetic mutation linked to deadly thoracic aortic dissections

Researchers find recurrent genetic mutation linked to deadly thoracic aortic dissections

Lunar cycle affects mortality, length of stay following acute aortic dissection repair

Lunar cycle affects mortality, length of stay following acute aortic dissection repair

Th17 lymphocyte: The master coordinator of cellular inflammation in vessel wall

Th17 lymphocyte: The master coordinator of cellular inflammation in vessel wall

National Marfan Foundation’s annual conference to be held in Chicago

National Marfan Foundation’s annual conference to be held in Chicago