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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

Study confirms link between sickle cell trait and deaths in young black competitive athletes

Study confirms link between sickle cell trait and deaths in young black competitive athletes

VHVI now offers new minimally invasive, catheter-based approach to dissolve pulmonary embolism

VHVI now offers new minimally invasive, catheter-based approach to dissolve pulmonary embolism

Gene defect linked to cluster of systemic complications

Gene defect linked to cluster of systemic complications

Cardiovascular emergencies may benefit from regionalized systems of care

Cardiovascular emergencies may benefit from regionalized systems of care

Study determines incidence of aortic complications in BAV and general population

Study determines incidence of aortic complications in BAV and general population

Common genetic variant may predispose people to acute dissections

Common genetic variant may predispose people to acute dissections

Bedside screening tool can help diagnose acute aortic dissection

Bedside screening tool can help diagnose acute aortic dissection

Relay stent-graft safe and effective for patients with aortic dissections

Relay stent-graft safe and effective for patients with aortic dissections

Pregnancy via egg donation for women with Turner's syndrome potentially risky

Pregnancy via egg donation for women with Turner's syndrome potentially risky

CryoLife's BioGlue Surgical Adhesive launched in Japan

CryoLife's BioGlue Surgical Adhesive launched in Japan