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New minimally invasive method to repair tears in the aorta

New minimally invasive method to repair tears in the aorta

Life-threatening gene defect related to thoracic aortic disease discovered

Life-threatening gene defect related to thoracic aortic disease discovered

New hope for aortic dissection survivors

New hope for aortic dissection survivors

Study shows high survival for patients with torn aortas who get surgery

Study shows high survival for patients with torn aortas who get surgery

Minimally invasive surgery okay for problems of the upper part of the aorta

Minimally invasive surgery okay for problems of the upper part of the aorta

Endovascular stent grafting successful in patients with abdominal and thoracic aneurysms

Endovascular stent grafting successful in patients with abdominal and thoracic aneurysms

Aortic disease difficult to diagnose

Aortic disease difficult to diagnose

MDCT overtakes ventilation-perfusion lung scan for diagnosing pulmonary embolism

MDCT overtakes ventilation-perfusion lung scan for diagnosing pulmonary embolism

Women are more likely than men to die from aortic dissection or tearing

Women are more likely than men to die from aortic dissection or tearing