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Cardiovascular surgeons heal a patient’s aortic dissection

Cardiovascular surgeons heal a patient’s aortic dissection

U-M partnership paves way for new method to treat acute aortic dissection

U-M partnership paves way for new method to treat acute aortic dissection

Flash fire in patient's chest cavity during emergency heart surgery

Flash fire in patient's chest cavity during emergency heart surgery

World's leading source of data on diagnosis, treatments for aortic dissection

World's leading source of data on diagnosis, treatments for aortic dissection

Women fare worse than men following aortic heart surgery, study finds

Women fare worse than men following aortic heart surgery, study finds

Study highlights the importance of routine screening of relatives of aortic disease patients

Study highlights the importance of routine screening of relatives of aortic disease patients

Ciprofloxacin may disrupt normal functions of connective tissue

Ciprofloxacin may disrupt normal functions of connective tissue

Cardiac-related hospitalizations are more during winter months, studies show

Cardiac-related hospitalizations are more during winter months, studies show

Case study shows how intravascular ultrasound imaging helps detect acute aortic syndrome

Case study shows how intravascular ultrasound imaging helps detect acute aortic syndrome

Patients with high-risk clinical features have greater risk for acute aortic dissection

Patients with high-risk clinical features have greater risk for acute aortic dissection

Extensive surgical repair of type A aortic dissection results in better long-term outcomes

Extensive surgical repair of type A aortic dissection results in better long-term outcomes

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